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Thousands of origami birds come together in Paris largest urban mural

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 09, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jul 08, 2016

The massive Lunar Cycles mural was installed on a building slated for demolition at the end of the year to make room for a new housing development. Before beginning her installation, Mademoiselle Maurice applied 500 liters of black paint to the front of the 140-meter-long building to create a sharp contrast for the rainbow-like, geometric patterns created by the origami. The artist spent over 150 hours folding thousands of origami birds, and also added 2,000 “Maurigamis,” a kind of two-dimensional...






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