This Is Not An Ordinary Newspaper. Find Out Why.

At first glance, these photos may seem to depict ordinary items: old newspapers, cigar boxes, and comic books. However, they hold a secret. Each is actually artwork carved from a single piece of wood, meticulously painted over in acrylic to create an incredibly realistic object.

Randall Rosenthal shifted from surrealist paintings in the 60′s, to architectural design, to now creating these life-like pieces. You can find more of his work at The Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, and on his website.

via thisiscolossal

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