church of awesome: beautiful tiny paper sculptures by an anonymous artist

As Robert Krulwich explains at Krulwich Wonders, the NPR science blog, these miniature works of art and others have been left mysteriously at libraries, an arthouse cinema, a book festival, and other book-related venues in Edinburgh since this past spring:
Edinburgh miniature book art by anonymous artist

Edinburgh miniature book art by anonymous artist

A closeup of the teacup:

Edinburgh miniature book art by anonymous artist

Many more at Central Station and Krulwich Wonders, where Krulwich examines how the anonymity of the artist adds to their exquisiteness, and how the city of Edinburgh has decided not to want to know who made these.

Via Sideshow.

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