Human body parts by Lisa Nilsson
Human body parts by Lisa Nilsson. These parts of human body are made of Japanese paper and gilded edges of old books. They are all created by the technique of quilling. American artist based in North Adams, Massachusetts, Lisa Nilsson has found an interesting way to various forms of paper, folded in quilling technique – she creates stunning models of human organs. Nilsson has created about 10 of the pieces, and each one took several weeks. The work was worth it – all all creations have been sold at prices from $4,000 to $7,000.
This piece represents a midsagittal section (the one that passes through the center of the body dividing it into a left half and a right half) of the head of an angel.
A detail of Angelico showing the pinkish thyroid gland in the front of the throat and the arbor vitae, or «tree of life», of the cerebellum as it appears when presented in sagittal section, at the back of the head.
A detail of Canis lupus familiaris. The peach-colored shape located where the brain meets the sinuses is the olfactory bulb. This structure is forty times bigger in dogs than in us and enables dogs to sense smell to a degree one hundred thousand to one million times greater than human.