The Paper Cuts of Chad Merritt

by JL SchnabelPosted on

Conjuring the Victorian pastime of shadow portraits, artist Chad Merritt pushes the medium even further with his detailed silhouettes. His work is created by carefully “drawing” with blades, appearing as white paper cuts against black backgrounds. The intriguing work focuses on dark fairytales, magic, romantic notions of death and the strange, liminal locus of childhood. View more of the intriguing works below.


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