Untitled. Styrofoam mannequin waist, t-shirt and plastic marijuana leaves. Art by Jennifer Shear. Untitled. fake breast, and pen on album cover sheet. 14″ x 14″ x 3.5″
Through collage Pierre Botardo creates images for universal themes of lonliness, temptation and impermanence. Botardo’s collages make these concepts tangible while simultaneously blurring the literal interpretation of the pre-existing images he uses to compose these works. Faces look toward one [...]
Collage has been traditionally associated with design strategies and the political disruptions of the Dada movement of the 1920s. Chicago based designer Ryan Swanson interlaces objects and bodies in unusual ways, channeling those who have come before with a glossy [...]
Like fleeing the shtetl to find greener pastures in Manhattan, Fischer’s images are otherworldly both terrifying and exciting to explore and get lost in. While Fischer claims links to the conceptual lineage of the future, his images…
Paul Bonnet draws the figurative melting into the abstract. In a mangled sort of way, houses seem to be his primary subject of study. Which makes sense, as I think I saw an episode of Hoarders that ended up this way.
Whether it’s Jane Fonda and her hard body surrounded around soft colours and flowers; or if it’s a naked woman with flowers and a carefree spirit; or a Hindu woman keeping her faith, Gooden is recognizing them.
David Bayus’s mixed media collages explode with texture and design ingenuity. Blurring the boundaries between collage and painting, his textures pop with a bold realism amidst landscapes of utter folly.
Similar to the Dadaists, Zeek’s work is more playful with an explorative nature to it: I wonder about the combinations of images and where I coud possibly put one of his paintings in my house. Zeek’s work is 80s Glam rock infused with a tribal Dadaist sensibility.
ieced together, the paintings she creates are collages that examine a fantastical world. The strange bits strategically placed in each painting are meant to shake up the familiar images we are used to and drag us willingly into this magical world she has created.
What is there to say about Kathryn Macnaughton that her illustrations do not tell us. Her work is certainly surrealist. Polluted with mindless doodling, Macnaughton’s collage/pastels take non-sequitur twists that….