Why Collage?

By Benoit Depelteau

Why collage? Why is it relevant today? So many things come to my mind.

First of all, I could say that collage played a significant role at the beginning of modern art when Picasso and Braque started to assemble what they found in their studio on a cardboard. They would meet almost every night to talk about their discoveries…

Kimberly Musial Datchuk

Kimberly Musial Datchuk has a doctorate in art history specializing in nineteenth-century European art. Her 2013 article “Travail de panneau: The Effects of Early Film on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Au Cirque Series” received the International Award for Excellence from the Journal…

Liz Cohn

Oregon-born artist Liz Cohn has been making and exhibiting her works in collage, mixed media, painting and assemblage for nearly 30 years. For seven years, she was a member of the artist operated 12×16 Gallery. Liz then organized the mail…

Daniel Kany

Daniel Kany is an art historian, art critic and freelance writer. More than 200 of Kany’s art criticism columns have appeared in the Maine Sunday Telegram and the Portland Press Herald. Kany’s writing has been featured in numerous publications including…

Remake the World

By Carl David Ruttan

Remake the world. Take it apart and put it back together again. Collage is the language of revolution: of re-ordering the world; taking things apart at the seams and stitching something new together in its place. Collage is an act of integration, a radical project of unity through non-conformity.

The Parenting Techniques of The Collage Artist

By Jp King

The collage artist is a thief, a baby stealer, someone who in plain daylight, and with pride, walks up to a stroller and walks away with a child. The child is raised in the isolation of the studio and put back into the world and left to defend itself on the pages of a magazine or the walls of a gallery, or some other nasty places children get themselves lost these days…