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Collage: The Unmonumental Picture

Collage: The Unmonumental Picture
Library Shelf Location 22a.PHIL
Publication Date 2007
Description The simplicity of collage, together with its strong graphic presence, lent the medium a sense of revolutionary possibility when it was first adopted by avant-garde artists almost 100 years ago. During the twentieth century collage gradually became identified with such artistic practices as Cubism, Dada and Surrealism, and today it has gained new momentum as an energetic art form with a strong political dimension. This stunning book explores the role of collage in contemporary visual culture. Featuring the work of both established talents and a new generation of artists, it examines how collage is used to confront and comment on a world that is dominated by the mass media and obsessed with conspicuous consumerism. Includes the work of Thomas Hirschhorn, Kim Jones, Wangechi Mutu, Martha Rosler, Nancy Spero and John Stezaker.
ISBN 9781858944470
Quantity 1
Pages 144
Editor Melanie Franklin Cohn
Authors Lisa Phillips, Richard Flood, Laura Hoptman, Massimiliano Gioni
Format Card Cover
Publisher Merrell Publishers Limited
Related Artists Kim Jones, Martha Rosler, Nancy Spero, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jonathan Hernandez, Henrik Olesen, Christian Holstad, Wangechi Mutu, John Stezaker, Mark Bradford, Kelley Walker
Category Collage
Language English

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