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Yumiko Matsui Recreates Coney Island in Perfect Papercraft

By: Armida Ascano - Published:   Updated: Jul 25 2011 • References: web.me & neatorama
The fantastical folded art of Yumiko Matsui has been causing quite the commotion among the blogosphere. The work of Yumiko Matsui usually follows folded versions of tourist attractions in different spots of the world, such as this recreation of Coney Island.

If you've ever been to Coney Island, you can truly appreciate the particular detail and care that Yumiko Matsui has put into the piece. Check it out in the gallery.

Implications - Paper craft is an ancient art form that has recently been reinvigorated by the modern-day artist. This is a result of the retro revival phenomenon that is sweeping all sorts of industries from fashion to art and even advertising. Ultimately, consumers seek old-school novelty as a form of relief from an over-processed, technology-run world.

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