« Snow Globe Polar Bear Salt & Pepper Shakers | Home | Velociraptor Claw Flask »

June 4, 2012

Scissors & Paper: Cutout Artist of New York

Long story short from the New York Times: "Ming Liang Lu, a Chinese artist, cuts intricate portraits of people out of paper on the L train platform of the Union Square station in Manhattan on Monday."

SUBWAY1-articleLarge

"A self-described 'master paper portrait cutter,' he has the ability to trim facial portraits out of frail paper within minutes."

Screen Shot 2012-06-03 at 9.29.54 PM

"Mr. Lu practices several ancient Chinese art forms and on weekends, he teaches calligraphy, painting and cutting at the New York Chinese Cultural Center."

Screen Shot 2012-06-03 at 9.31.42 PM

"Mr. Lu is pleased when a rider wants a portrait — he accepts donations — but he is also content cutting an interesting face. 'Not about money,' he said. 'About face.'"

June 4, 2012 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
https://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c5dea53ef0167670c22b9970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Scissors & Paper: Cutout Artist of New York:

Comments

The comments to this entry are closed.