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The Age of Collage, Gestalten

Above: The Age of Collage, Gestalten

Subtitled Contemporary Collage in Modern Art, this new title from publishers Gestalten showcases inspiring current artwork from this most relevant of artistic techniques. ARTS THREAD takes a look at this ideal festive gift for students, graduates or anyone in love with deconstructive constructivism.

Alongside the book, the Gestalten Space in Berlin is showing a group exhibition of work from 30 contributing artists from now until January 05 2014.

The Age of Collage, Gestalten The Age of Collage, Gestalten

Featuring work by over 80 artists whose influences stretch from illustration, painting, and photography, The Art of Collage contain elements of abstraction, constructivism, surrealism and dada. With key references of scientific images, pop culture and erotica, the works gives artists more room to stake out diverse artistic positions than almost any other existing technique.

The Age of Collage, Gestalten The Age of Collage, Gestalten

The book is edited by Dennis Busch, Robert Klanten and Hendrik Hellige. Dennis Busch is an artist and collagist and we give Dennis the final words: ‘Art should be able to laugh at itself. And to die laughing.’