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Li Hongbo Is Probably The Reason You’re Out Of Paper.

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Li Hongbo is one of most gifted sculptors in recent memory.  His medium is a bit unconventional however.  A book editor and designer, Li became fascinated by traditional Chinese toys and festive decorations known as paper gourds made from glued layers of thin paper which can be stored flat but then opened to reveal a flower or other shape. He applied the same honeycomb-like paper structure to much larger human forms resulting in these highly flexible sculptures.

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