⁞ How Kalen Hollomon’s collages reflect the general confusion about the core of a subversive attitude ⁞

Trying to make a point with digital cut and paste, here are excerpts of reviews and interviews with collage artist Kalen Hollomon, accompanied by images of his playful work. © Kalen Hollomon © Kalen Hollomon NYMAG: […] Hollomon claims it’s been “embarrassing” to take the iPhone photos that garner him thousands of likes each day…

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⁞ On the use of Photomontage as an anti-establishment tool ⁞

Henry Peach Robinson, Fading Away, 1858. Oscar Gustava Rejlander, Two ways of life, 1857. John Heartfield, Adolf, Self-portrait with Police, 1929. Raoul Hausmann, Le Critique d’art, 1918. Alexander Rodtchenko, Montages, 1923. László Moholy-Nagy, The Olly and Dolly Sisters, 1925. Hannah Höch, The Bride, 1933. Paul Eluard, L’Hystérie, circa 1928. Man Ray, Observatory Time –The Lovers,…

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┐ Melinda Gibson └

© Melinda Gibson, from the project Photography as contemporary art, 2011 © Melinda Gibson, from the project Photography as contemporary art, 2011 If Melinda Gibson’s photomontages look familiar, don’t be surprised. A flash of Ed Burtynsky here, a slice of Juergen Teller there, they are all made up of elements of some of the major…

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