Announcements and reviews of exhibitions that feature collage.

The Shaping of New Visions at MoMA

18 April 2012 – 29 April 2013

Filling the third-floor Edward Steichen Photography Galleries, this installation presents more than 250 works by approximately 90 artists, with a focus on new acquisitions and groundbreaking projects by Man Ray, László Moholy-Nagy, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Germaine Krull, Dziga Vertov, Gerhard Rühm, Helen Levitt, Robert Frank, Daido Moriyama, Robert Heinecken, Edward Ruscha, Martha Rosler, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Paul Graham, and The Atlas Group/Walid Raad.

“Seuls quelques fragments de nous” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

30 November 2012-19 January 2013

Covering twenty years of artistic practice, from the nineties until today, the works featured in the exhibition are all related to collage, montage and fragmentation. The display is itself conceived as a collage in space by the juxtaposition of several mediums, the superimposition of works, and the presence of works composed of mirrors, fragmenting the exhibition and the public.

“Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey” at Reynolda House

13 October 2012 -13 January 2013

In 1977, Romare Bearden (1911–1988), one of the most powerful and original artists of the 20th century, created a cycle of collages and watercolours based on Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey. Rich in symbolism and allegorical content, Bearden’s “Odysseus Series” created an artistic bridge between classical mythology and African American culture.