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Karl Johnson

Victorian paper art revival comes to NYC

by Jacob Resneck in Culture on 26 August 2010


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.


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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