>Ian Dawson

Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art

>Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art   Blanche Craig

>Publisher: Black Dog Publishing London UK, 2008
ISBN 10: 1906155399  ISBN 13: 9781906155391

'Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art' is a striking and authoritative survey of the history of collage, from its origins through to the work being produced by artists today. 'Collage' features the art of such internationally acclaimed artists as Picasso, Schwitters and Ernst, Hannah Hoch, Marta Rosler, John Stezaker, Richard Hamilton, Layla Curtis, David Salle, Eduardo Poalozzi, Javier Rodriguez, Robert Rauschenberg, Ian Dawson,  David Thorpe, Fred Tomaselli and many more. In addition to using works by these artists to provide a comprehensive overview of this exciting art form, 'Collage' also includes essays written by artist and critic, Sally O Reilly, artist Ian Monroe, and an interview between critic and writer, David Lillington, and artist, John Stezaker, outlining the history of the medium and critically addressing how collage is being used throughout contemporary art today. A beautifully designed, extensively illustrated collection of works and writings, 'Collage' is an essential for artists, designers and anyone with a practical interest in modern art.