Collage Artists, Mediaspheres, & Scopo-maniacs

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by Meaghan Thurston

Collage artists are “scopo-maniacs” – they’re always scoping out the field for new images to snatch…A collage is a laboratory where images and texts from different localities and eras come together to speak a dialect all their own.

Review: Collage Group Expo at Monastiraki

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Benoit Depelteau reviews this collage exhibition at one of Montreal’s favourite art spots.

“The interest of such a show is to offer a panorama of the different practices in collage at the moment. Like a snapshot, it documents the vivacity of Montreal’s scene.”

Exhibition – John Stezaker at Kemper Museum

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January 27 to April 23, 2012

John Stezaker
at Kemper Museum

The exhibition reveals his lifelong fascination with the potent force of images, showcasing his investigations into the ways visual language can create meanings that vary dramatically according to context.

Happy Childhood: Jason Galligan-Baldwin

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at Galerie Maison Kasini

January 14th to February 18th, 2012

Jason Galligan-Baldwin presents a series of collage-paintings that explore childhood memory. When the artist’s mother gave him a box filled with his childhood drawings of astronauts, report cards, and poorly-received term papers, he saw it as a new artistic undertaking.