Having always gravitated toward literature and books, it was very tempting for Poul Lange to use this source for collage material, despite how the stigma of book burnings and the banning of literature runs deep in our consciousness.
Calling all fans of animation, history, satire, illustration and more: Explore Michael Dooley's comprehensive list of comics books and graphic novels from 2016.
Steven Heller talks collage with DR.ME.
Dooley digs into the ways Midcentury California artists exploited and drew influence from comics like Flash Gordon with adventurous vitality.
Poul Lange is a designer and photographic illustrator who has been making collages for some time. His latest involve a series of vintage photos combined with flowers.
Here Comes Kitty is the work of multidisciplinary artist Richard Kraft, a Jess for our age. Kraft has craftily transformed a 1960s Polish espionage comic into a mad, post-mod melange of Western religion and Eastern mysticism, Nazi spies and domesticated animals, the disturbingly chaotic and the playfully erotic.
Ellen Shapiro explores the "information architecture" of Ann Toebbe, who creates intriguing collages of floor plans made from cut paper and gouache .
London-based photographer and designer Anthony Gerrace has taken to Kickstarter for his latest project, a study of the American South and Southwest, called Box Elder. Named for the county in Utah where Robert Smithson created his famous Spiral Jetty, Gerrace intends to create a photo series (and an artist book) around the region. Check...
Collage Artist Justin Lieberman cuts Up Tibor Kalman, advertising, censorship, and his own “Nasty and Abusive” book.
Graham Moore creates fine-art pieces that put you in a dancing mood, just by looking into them. In fact, many of them began as vintage LP record album covers, several decades pre-mp3. Then, under his knife, texts lose their legibility, images lose their identity, and those often dull cardboard sleeves are reconfigured into visual...