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Papercutting by Casey Lynch and Jessi Brown

Presented by Black Moth at Black Moth Tattoo Parlor and Art Gallery, Ardmore PA

Jul 03 2018
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Aug 31 2018
Papercutting by Casey Lynch and Jessi Brown

Artists Casey Lynch and Jessi Brown engage in the dialogue of present day paper cutting, by remixing old subject matter and techniques while pushing the art form forward with innovative styles and themes.

Dating back as early as 100 CE in China, paper cutting began as a decorative folk tradition focusing on landscape and floral motifs. Moving to Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, the craft evolved as a cheaper alternative than woodcarvings for home decoration with its height. Paper cutting arrived in the States with an influx of German and Dutch immigrants in the 19th century, and took hold in Pennsylvania. The practice is experiencing a resurgence with a contemporary reinterpretation and

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Artist reception Saturday, July 14th from 6pm-9pm. 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Black Moth Tattoo Parlor and Art Gallery

18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003

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