Modest Masterpiece

Give Michelangelo's David a lesson in modesty with this shot from benevolent vandal Rich McCor.
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Rich McCor

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Rich McCor

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Dressed to Kill

Is the sight of a male nude wrought in marble a surefire way to make you blush? Londoner Rich McCor, alias @paperboyo, has your back. Using only three simple tools—paper, craft knives, and a camera—Rich transforms time-honored landmarks into fresh, exciting sights to see anew. His intricate paper cut-outs are designed to slide seamlessly into familiar scenes, leaving no trace except in his expert 'grams. Now, thanks to Rich's exclusive print, you'll never need to shut your eyes in front of this Renaissance masterpiece ever again. Available framed or unframed. Made in Oregon.

Rich McCor

created by

Rich McCor

location

England

created by

Rich McCor

location

England

“I really like that I'm only recognized when I have one hand in the air holding a piece of paper in front of my camera.”

London-dwelling creative Rich McCor’s unique approach to photographing famous landmarks grew out of a desire to revamp his outlook on his own hometown. After some cursory tourist-inspired exploration, Rich took a knife to some thick black paper and created a cut-out in the shape of a wristwatch, then held it strategically in front of Big Ben for a quick-and-dirty snapshot with a bit of a twist. The rest, as they say, was Instagram history. As @paperboyo, Rich now travels the world with cut-outs and camera in hand, crafting new and improved views of familiar scenes designed to delight onlookers’ eyes—and leave the landmarks themselves intact. “Someone once described me as a non-destructive vandal,” says Rich. “It’s a pretty good description of what I do.”

Interested in learning more about how Rich crafts and photographs his papercuts? Check out our Q&A with him on the blog.

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
acid free matboard, acid free paper, BonanzaWood®, acid free ink
Measurements
Framed: 18" H x 22" W, Matted Print: 16" H x 20" W
Care
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Item ID
46759

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I absolutely love Rich McCor's Prints!!

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Comments about UncommonGoods Modest Masterpiece:

I just love these prints - beautiful photography with humor. Wonderfully matted and framed. They are a perfect addition to anyone's collection and decor. Highly recommend!

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Very prompt delivery

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