Toronto-based artist Jp King visited the studios of two artists: James Gallagher of Brooklyn, New York, USA and Sophie Jodoin of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Amongst the immediately recognizable qualities of both artists, their exclusive color palettes speak of the worlds they inhabit.
Fred Free – Collage Master
“Transmitter/Receiver: The Persistence of Collage” at The New Art Gallery Walsall
4 May-30 June 2012
The title of this touring exhibition comes from the words of the French critic Nicholas Bourriaud: “We are no longer either passive receivers or authoritative cultural transmitters, but potentially both simultaneously.” It presents the work of 32 artists to illustrate some of the uses of “collage in British art from the first influences of the Parisian avant-garde” through the present day.
“Medley” at the Chicago Urban Art Society
11 May-16 June 2012
Described as “the age old novelty of collage or assemblage”, the works by 13 artists in CUAS’ new exhibition space use glue, tape, and other methods of adhesive to present different themes and aesthetic.
Meaning to Glue
“Janice McDonald: Bounce” at Spark Gallery, Denver, Colorado, USA
24 May-17 June 2012
“Bounce”, Janice McDonald’s new collages, “reworks the round” in an exploration of dot, pattern, and scale.
Four Artist Collage Exhibition at Espacio ON, Brussels, Belgium
15 June-15 July 2012
Espacio ON’s Ibán and Nacho present four artists’ subversive, critical, and humourous interpretation of collage.
“Cut & Paste” at Galeri Ilayda, Istanbul, Turkey
8 June-31 August 2012
This summer, Galeri Ilayda in Istanbul presents an homage to the art of collage that brings together nine Turkish artists from different generations and disciplines.
“Beyond Pop Art: Tom Wesselman” at the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal
19 May-7 October 2012
For lovers of collage, “Beyond Pop Art: Tom Wesselman” includes abstract collages of found paper, many of which have not been exhibited before, as well as monumental sculptures composed of objects, grouped together to form a portrait.