With the capacity to see potential in existing architecture and touristic landmarks, Rich McCor (aka Paperboyo) gives these attractions a fun look with precise angles and black paper cutouts!
From the Arc de Triomphe to Regent Street and King’s Place, the modern artist uses it as a background for his amazing artworks. He tends to travel widely to photograph his temporary silhouettes, although he’s focused on local regions in recent months.
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By placing a black design in the foreground of his image, the Brighton-based artist and photographer engages with architectural elements, and also the paper artist also makes use of the natural environment as a creative backdrop for his paper works.
With his paper cutouts, London’s Tower Bridge is instantly transformed into a looping roller coaster, for instance, and the Arc de Triomphe playfully morphs into a massive LEGO figure, as well as the King’s Place facade functions as individual swimming lanes.
The Netherlands, New York, and Taipei are next up on the artist list, so keep an eye on his work to see these cities get a new playfully look! The contemporary artist has been traveling the globe since 2015 with bespoke paper cutouts and his camera to transform famous, and not so famous, scenery into something new.