Kirsten Hassenfeld’s paper sculptures


Dans la Lune (2007).


Dans la Lune (2007).

“Il est dans la lune” can be translated as “He’s got his head in the clouds,” or “He’s on another planet.” Dans la Lune is a perfect title because in my work I try to create an imaginary place that relates to our longings for a better, grander existence.

Kirsten Hassenfeld

Gorgeous paper sculptures inspired by Fabergé eggs and that favourite fetish object of mine, Ernst Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature. These are from a show at the Rice University Art Gallery, Texas. The Bellwether Gallery has an overview of Hassenfeld’s work back to 2001. Via Kimberly Brooks.

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