Collage: An Exploration

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A slideshow of collage examples, with emphasis on Matisse, Romare Bearden and Eric Carle.

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Collage: An Exploration

  1. 1. Collage
  2. 2. CollageCollage is a form of visual art that assembles different forms resulting in a new whole. A collage may include newspaper clippings, ribbons,bits of colored or hand-made papers, portions of other artwork, photographs and other found objects. These are then glued to a piece of paper or canvas. The term collage derives from the French "coller" meaning glue.
  3. 3. collage items to consider:• papers: newspaper, vintage papers, envelopes, maps, comics, tissue paper, painted paper, documents etc• texture (fabrics, cardboard, envelopes, cut vs. tear)• typography (fonts) and words• juxtaposition• colour, geometry and abstractions• drawings• washes, diffused images, transfers• overprinting• layers, masks and stencils
  4. 4. Popular Collage Works
  5. 5. Hans Arp“Collage Arranged Accordingto the Laws of Chance”c1917 - Dada art movement
  6. 6. Hans Arp“i Picture”c1920 - Dada art movement
  7. 7. Raoul Hausman“The Art Critic”c1919-1920 - Dada art movement
  8. 8. Hannah Hoch“Da Dandy”c1919 - Dada art movement
  9. 9. Hannah Hoch“My Domestic Mottoes”c1922 - Dada art movement
  10. 10. Kurt Schwitters“Untitled (May #191)”c1919 - Dada art movement
  11. 11. Kurt Schwitters“Untitled (Oval Construction)”c1925
  12. 12. Georges Braque“Fruitdish and Glass”1912
  13. 13. Richard Hamilton“Just What Is It That MakesToday’s Homes So Different,So Appealing?”1956
  14. 14. Tom Wesselmann“Still Life #20”1962
  15. 15. Matisse In 1941 Matisse was diagnosed with cancer andfollowing surgery, started using a wheelchair. With the use of assistants, Matisse started created cut-outs. His assistants would paint sheets of white paper and hewould cut out coloured elements and place them onto paper. http://www.henri-matisse.net/cut_outs.html
  16. 16. Henri Matisse“Blue Nude II”1952
  17. 17. Henri Matisse“Destiny”
  18. 18. Henri Matisse“Vegetables”
  19. 19. Henri Matisse“Icarus”
  20. 20. Henri Matisse“The Sword Swallower”
  21. 21. Henri Matisse“Zulma”
  22. 22. Henri Matisse“The Toboggan”
  23. 23. Henri Matisse“The Snail”1953
  24. 24. work from current collage artists
  25. 25. David Wallace“Treated”2007
  26. 26. David Walave“Hope and Fear”2007
  27. 27. Launa D. Romoff“Untitled #289”2007
  28. 28. Dennis Parlante“Mr. Bryant”2008
  29. 29. Robert Hunt“1969”2008
  30. 30. Robert Hunt“Comic Book”1991
  31. 31. Cecil Touchon“Fusion Series #2540”2007
  32. 32. Cecil Touchon“Fusion Series #2283”2006
  33. 33. Nancy Goodman“Woman Sitting Under theMoon”2003
  34. 34. Nancy Goodman Lawrence“Leah”2006
  35. 35. Nancy Goodman Lawrence“Goodman Kids”2004
  36. 36. Baby Smith“Heap #44”2006
  37. 37. Baby Smith“UShift #15”2007
  38. 38. Baby Smith“An Insight”2004
  39. 39. Marty Gordon“3DTV”2008
  40. 40. Marty Gordon“It’s A Jungles Out There”2008
  41. 41. Mary Emma Hawthorne“Survival of the Fittest”2006
  42. 42. Mary Emma Hawthorne“All the Riches”2006
  43. 43. Robert Mars“Play Ball”2008
  44. 44. Robert Mars“Five on the Floor”2008
  45. 45. Brandi Strickland“Sound Collage”2008
  46. 46. Brandi Strickland“Istanbul”2005
  47. 47. Stephanie Levy“Soiree”2007
  48. 48. Stephanie Levy“Matisse’s Bedroom II”2006
  49. 49. Janet Jones“Mirage #13”2007
  50. 50. Janet Jones“Counterpoint #3”2007
  51. 51. Ariel“None Had Your Rhythms”2006
  52. 52. Ariel“Refreshment”2008
  53. 53. Cindy Iverson“Too Late”2006
  54. 54. Cindy Iverson“I’m Really An Engineer”2008
  55. 55. Liz Cohn“The Lunatics Ball”2006
  56. 56. Liz Cohn“Head In The Clouds”2007
  57. 57. Liz Cohn“May”2008
  58. 58. Mariella Bisson“Hearthstone Falls”2008
  59. 59. Mariella Bisson“To Rock My Soul”2007
  60. 60. David Thorpe“Pilgrims”1999
  61. 61. David Thorpe“Out From The Night”1999
  62. 62. Martha Rosler“Hooded Captives”2004
  63. 63. Gordon Magnin(Work for BeefmasterMagazine)
  64. 64. Gordon Magnin(Work for Mojo Magazine)
  65. 65. Gordon Magnin(Work for Mojo Magazine)
  66. 66. Agnes Montgomery
  67. 67. Agnes Montgomery
  68. 68. Eric CarleEric Carle painted onto tissue paper and then cut these to make his collages. http://www.eric-carle.com/slideshow_paint.html
  69. 69. Eric Carle
  70. 70. Eric Carle
  71. 71. Eric Carle
  72. 72. Peter Clarke“Java”
  73. 73. Peter Clarke“Bass Fish”
  74. 74. Peter Clarke“Nice Hat”
  75. 75. Recommended books:
  76. 76. this slideshow is for educational purposes only

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