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By integrating her contemporary photography with historical periods and various settings from around the world, Forman creates a world of illusion; upon closer inspection, what appears ordinary suggests an underlying tension and an aura of mystery. Expressed in the diffused colors of twilight and chiaroscruro, her images blur the boundaries between photography, late Renaissance painting, and film noir. Forman's photo-paintings explore those liminal and in-between moments - of coming and leaving, innocence and confidence, shadow and light, night and day, absence and connection, loss and longing, and not quite the past and not yet the future. Portals, both real and metaphorical, frequent her layered, complex and often dark dreamlike images. Her work is recognized for imbuing each image with strong, harmonious compositions and for her explosive use of color, light and shadow. As a cinematographer writes a narrative with movement and sound, Forman writes with still images, where the images have no power except through their position and relationship. It is these relationships that elicit emotions of desire, vulnerability, and a desperate longing for connection. Between Two Notes will feature over 100 images, insterspersed with comments from a diverse group of admirers.
By way of ten different works produced using a wide variety of techniques, the book analyses the process of creation, offers tips, ideas and solutions. Each chapter includes a step by step process and details of all the tools and materials necessary for the production of a particular technique. In its final section The Resourceful Artist studies the different possibilities of reproducing the finished works, and offers clear and simple explanations to create a small, domestic photographic set and how to light your photographs to highlight certain aspects of your work and obtain the desired result. The book is addressed to professionals and lovers of the graphic arts who wish to delve into new possibilities by exploring their own tools and knowledge.
Collage is one of the most popular and pervasive of all art-forms, yet this is the first historical survey book ever published on the subject. Featuring over 200 works, ranging from the 1500s to the present day, it offers an entirely new approach. Hitherto, collage has been presented as a twentieth-century phenomenon, linked in particular to Pablo Picasso and Cubism in the years just before the First World War. In Cut and Paste: 400 Years of Collage, we trace its origins back to books and prints of the 1500s, through to the boom in popularity of scrapbooks and do-it-yourself collage during the Victorian period, and then through Cubism, Futurism, Dada and Surrealism. Collage became the technique of choice in the 1960s and 1970s for anti-establishment protest, and in the present day is used by millions of us through digital devices. The definition of collage employed here is a broad one, encompassing cut-and-pasted paper, photography, patchwork, film and digital technology and ranging from work by professionals to unknown makers, amateurs and children. Published to accompany an exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland, June-October 2019.
Collage by Women presents 50 international women artists working in the field of collage today through a rigorous selection of their works. Curated by the Spanish collage artist Rebeka Elizegi, the book gives space to voices from all backgrounds, origins, and artistic expressions, and shows the wide variety of perspectives that are shaping the panorama of collage today, bringing to light a parallel effervescence of female artistic initiatives around the world. From emerging names to more well-known and established ones, the artists featured here are pushing back the boundaries of art. Collage by Women wants to call attention to the experiences and creative processes of artists that should be on our radar through an impressive selection of manual and digital techniques, topics and aesthetic choices, accompanied by texts that provide in-depth approaches to the inspiration, influences and work trajectory of each artist. Among the artists contributing to the book are Annegret Soltau, Rozenn Le Gall, Caro Mantke, Eva Eun-Sil Han, Eugenia Loli, Sarah Eisenlohr, Isabel Reitemeyer, Olivia Descampe or Linden Eller.
Collage comes from the French term 'coller', which means to glue or paste. But collage art is much more than cutting and pasting.This book explores the creations of different artists who work with collage in a very personal way, each with very distinct techniques: some use photography, some use paint, and others even work with objects. All of these are techniques that have resulted in multiple styles and artistic languages which help give collage its unique place in the artistic world.
From photomontage to digital collage, this is a superb visual celebration of the art of collage. Collage is an artistic technique where works are made from an assemblage of different forms - anything from photographs to newspaper, found objects to other artworks - to create a whole new work. Although its origins can be traced back hundreds of years, the technique became popular during the 20th century when artists such as Pablo Picasso began using it to added layers of complexity to their works. It has continued to grow in popularity as an art form, especially as the rise in use digital tools has brought it to the attention of a whole new generation of artists. Collage: Illustrations Cut & Paste brings together the most exciting and innovative works from some of the most talented artists using the technique today.
Both a popular hobby and a recognised art form, collage encompasses a wide range of creative styles and techniques - explored here by the creator of the popular A Collage a Day blog. Offering step-by-step instruction, visual inspiration and even a library of copyright-free images, this hands-on guide covers all the necessary materials, tools and know-how, from adding colour and transferring images, to decollage (tearing away layers). And to spark the reader's imagination, there are 50 creativity prompts, such as a collage using the letters of a single word.