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Karl Johnson

Victorian paper art revival comes to NYC

by Jacob Resneck in Culture on 26 August 2010

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Profiling people on September 11th may sound off, but when it's done by master scissor artist Karl Johnson, your silhouette will never look so good. The Southern California-based artist brings his services to the NYC, handcrafting paper cut-outs of personalized portraits.

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Johnson fashions the beautiful, vintage-inspired silhouettes from black paper in just a matter of minutes. A nearly extinct art form, his work spans simple to intricate, with each piece suggesting rich sentiment and personality of t.

Johnson will be on hand from 10am-5pm, 11 September 2010 at Babesta Cribz. Each profile costs just $25 with duplicates available for $15.

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