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It's time for Collage

The collage is a technique at the frontier between art and crafts. It was introduced by the French cubist artists at the beginning of the 20th century. Even though they used it in a sporadic way, they raised it to the same level as paintings or sculptures in the hierarchy of art. As soon as it started, all the new artistic movements like the dadaist, surrealist or constructivist tested it and used it regularly.

Yet, the notion of collage is not understood the same way by the artists depending on their artistic approach. In fact, on one hand, it is seen as a juxtaposition of pictures from the real world and in that way it is the closest representation of the truth; on the other hand, the collage is made of cut and reinterpreted pictures which leads to the creation of an imaginary world.

This technique is now considered as the most relevant process when an artist wishes to contextualize his/her works and to add an engaged message.

Today, contemporary artists are presented as the masters of collage. Have a look yourself!

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Pénélope, Fukushima, vue #5, hommage à Hokusai , Painting

Pénélope

Fukushima, vue #5, hommage à Hokusai , 2014
80 x 110 x 4 cm
Painting

€4 500

Pierre-Marie Brisson, Exercice Matissien, Painting

Pierre-Marie Brisson

Exercice Matissien, 2015
120 x 120 cm
Painting

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Bonnie and Clyde, Dream Come True, Drawing

Bonnie and Clyde

Dream Come True, 2015
76 x 56 cm
Drawing

€341

Jef Aérosol, The Geisha, Painting

Jef Aérosol

The Geisha, 2010
200 x 94 x 1 cm
Painting

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Stefan Georgiev, Conclusion, Painting

Stefan Georgiev

Conclusion, 2016
80 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 480

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VinZ, Jailbreak, Drawing

VinZ

Jailbreak, 2014
70 x 50 x 1 cm
Drawing

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Albert Chubac, Sans titre, Drawing

Albert Chubac

Sans titre, 1980
65 x 50 cm
Drawing

€2 500

Chrystèle Saint-Amaux, Saynète 31, Drawing

Chrystèle Saint-Amaux

Saynète 31, 2016
29 x 21 x 1 cm
Drawing

€120

Robert Stieghorst, Trying to reach, Drawing

Robert Stieghorst

Trying to reach, 2015
30 x 26 x 2 cm
Drawing

€1 300

Françoise Paressant-Tual, Sans titre, Painting

Françoise Paressant-Tual

Sans titre, 2012
100 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

€2 400

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Guy Mansuy, Le petit écho, Drawing

Guy Mansuy

Le petit écho, 2012
26 x 37 cm
Drawing

€3 000

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Alexandre Taillandier, Untitled, Drawing

Alexandre Taillandier

Untitled, 2011
20 x 20 x 1 cm
Drawing

€280

Matthew Rose, Lincoln, Drawing

Matthew Rose

Lincoln, 2011
65 x 53 x 2 cm
Drawing

€1 500

Pierre-Marie Brisson, Midnight, Painting

Pierre-Marie Brisson

Midnight, 2015
54 x 65 x 4 cm
Painting

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Matthew Rose, Sri Lanka, Painting

Matthew Rose

Sri Lanka, 2008
50 x 50 x 4 cm
Painting

€1 200

Matthew Rose, Q et tu, Painting

Matthew Rose

Q et tu, 2014
58 x 56 x 3 cm
Painting

€1 000

Regina Gimenez, Untitled, Drawing

Regina Gimenez

Untitled, 2007
130 x 162 x 4 cm
Drawing

€9 000

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Pierre Le Preux, Espace libre/10A, Drawing

Pierre Le Preux

Espace libre/10A, 2015
50 x 40 x 1 cm
Drawing

€450

Jacek Swigulski, Muse III, Drawing

Jacek Swigulski

Muse III, 2011
100 x 70 cm
Drawing

€1 000

Mimi Rico, Arachne, Painting

Mimi Rico

Arachne, 2016
40 x 30 cm
Painting

€930

Antoine Schaab, Fauteuil volant, Drawing

Antoine Schaab

Fauteuil volant, 2015
87 x 70 x 2 cm
Drawing

€1 200

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Alexandre Taillandier, Untitled, Drawing

Alexandre Taillandier

Untitled, 2011
30 x 30 x 1 cm
Drawing

€480

Mimi Rico, Inexplicable, Painting

Mimi Rico

Inexplicable, 2016
30 x 20 cm
Painting

€950

Gipé, C.6, Drawing

Gipé

C.6, 2016
42 x 29 x 1 cm
Drawing

€450

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Maria Rivans, Universal, Print

Maria Rivans

Universal, 2014
36 x 50 cm
Print

€273

Regina Gimenez, Untitled, Drawing

Regina Gimenez

Untitled, 2009
100 x 100 x 4 cm
Drawing

€6 150

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Laurent Durrey, Gainsbourg, Drawing

Laurent Durrey

Gainsbourg, 2015
160 x 120 x 5 cm
Drawing

€4 200

Jacques Lacroix, Carré Jaune, Drawing

Jacques Lacroix

Carré Jaune, 2012
51 x 41 x 2 cm
Drawing

€470

Odile Druhen, Les Chaises (6), Painting

Odile Druhen

Les Chaises (6), 2010
40 x 40 x 5 cm
Painting

€600

Pierre-Marie Brisson, Stars, Painting

Pierre-Marie Brisson

Stars, 2015
150 x 150 x 4 cm
Painting

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Thom Thom, Bubbble Lady, Drawing

Thom Thom

Bubbble Lady, 2016
116 x 89 x 3 cm
Drawing

€2 200

Angel Haro, Sin titulo, Drawing

Angel Haro

Sin titulo, 2008
30 x 20 cm
Drawing

€325

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Bonnie and Clyde, Life, Drawing

Bonnie and Clyde

Life, 2014
59 x 84 cm
Drawing

€387

Matthew Rose, Mad Men #4, Painting

Matthew Rose

Mad Men #4, 2013
60 x 80 x 1 cm
Painting

€1 800

Nagsoul, Deconstruction, Drawing

Nagsoul

Deconstruction, 2016
26 x 36 x 3 cm
Drawing

€300

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Nadja B., Le crépuscule de l'aube, Painting

Nadja B.

Le crépuscule de l'aube, 2013
40 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 700

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Nadja B., Cinéma, Painting

Nadja B.

Cinéma, 2013
80 x 80 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 400

Gipé, C.2, Drawing

Gipé

C.2, 2016
42 x 29 x 1 cm
Drawing

€450

Jean-Noël László, Mail art, Drawing

Jean-Noël László

Mail art, 2015
11 x 22 cm
Drawing

€100

Kikayou, Pop love, Painting

Kikayou

Pop love, 2016
100 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

€2 300

Jacques Lacroix, Deux Silhouettes dans le Mur, Drawing

Jacques Lacroix

Deux Silhouettes dans le Mur, 2014
51 x 58 x 4 cm
Drawing

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Arnaud Puig aka ARDPG, Versus "The Three", Painting

Arnaud Puig aka ARDPG

Versus "The Three", 2015
100 x 70 x 3 cm
Painting

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Pierre-Marie Brisson, Contraste I, Painting

Pierre-Marie Brisson

Contraste I, 2015
65 x 55 x 4 cm
Painting

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Pierre Le Preux, Espace libre, Drawing

Pierre Le Preux

Espace libre, 2012
20 x 40 cm
Drawing

€320

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Albert Chubac, Untitled, Drawing

Albert Chubac

Untitled, 1980
65 x 50 cm
Drawing

€2 500

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2Kyff, Krystall, Painting

2Kyff

Krystall, 2016
60 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

€600

Angel Haro, Sin titulo, Painting

Angel Haro

Sin titulo, 2002
30 x 25 cm
Painting

€200

Regina Gimenez, No title, Drawing

Regina Gimenez

No title, 2013
66 x 52 x 4 cm
Drawing

€2 250

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Hélène Donadieu, Renaissance, Drawing

Hélène Donadieu

Renaissance, 2015
40 x 40 x 2 cm
Drawing

€700

Mimi Rico, Baroque, Painting

Mimi Rico

Baroque, 2015
40 x 30 cm
Painting

€980

Jane Grieco, Ubirani, Painting

Jane Grieco

Ubirani, 2016
142 x 70 cm
Painting

€900

B2Fays (Béatrice de Fays), 570 - Solar Network, Drawing

B2Fays (Béatrice de Fays)

570 - Solar Network, 2013
42 x 22 x 4 cm
Drawing

€700

Antoine Schaab, Bataclan, musique gagnante., Drawing

Antoine Schaab

Bataclan, musique gagnante., 2016
47 x 43 x 4 cm
Drawing

€1 600

Regina Gimenez, Enciclopedia universal ilustrada, Drawing

Regina Gimenez

Enciclopedia universal ilustrada, 2008
130 x 162 x 4 cm
Drawing

€9 000

Thom Thom, Sans réservation, Drawing

Thom Thom

Sans réservation, 2012
50 x 50 cm
Drawing

€500

Mimi Rico, Euridice, Painting

Mimi Rico

Euridice, 2016
40 x 30 cm
Painting

€950

Thom Thom, Untitled, Drawing

Thom Thom

Untitled, 2013
50 x 50 cm
Drawing

€500

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Maria Rivans, Angelique, Print

Maria Rivans

Angelique, 2015
89 x 64 x 1 cm
Print

€444