Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art

Overview

This book seeks to trace through seminal essays by art critics Sally O'Reilly and David Lillington and artists John Stezaker and Ian Monroe. Divided into five themes, Collage is lavishly illustrated with works by both collage 'masters', such as Picasso, Georges Braque, Kurt Schwitters and Richard Hamilton, as well as those by contemporary artists who are finding new ways to define the medium. As a result, this volume presents a rich history that serves both as a context in which to consider contemporary ...

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Overview

This book seeks to trace through seminal essays by art critics Sally O'Reilly and David Lillington and artists John Stezaker and Ian Monroe. Divided into five themes, Collage is lavishly illustrated with works by both collage 'masters', such as Picasso, Georges Braque, Kurt Schwitters and Richard Hamilton, as well as those by contemporary artists who are finding new ways to define the medium. As a result, this volume presents a rich history that serves both as a context in which to consider contemporary developments in collage as well as the implications for future practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906155391
  • Publisher: Black Dog Publishing Limited London
  • Publication date: 9/2/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 238
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Collage: Diversions, Contradictions and Anomalies Sally O'Reilly O'Reilly, Sally 8

A Conversation with John Stezaker David Lillington Lillington, David 20

Where Does One Thing End and the Next Begin? Ian Monroe Monroe, Ian 32

Construction / Abstraction 47

Surrealism / Fantasy 81

Popular Culture / Mass Media 105

Body / Identity 153

Environment / Geographies 185

Index 230

Bibliography 232

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