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The beautiful midsummer night's dream, Peter Hofmann

The beautiful midsummer night's dream

Peter Hofmann

Fine Art Drawings - 53 x 70.5 x 0.1 cm


Otium, Gipé



Fine Art Drawings - 46 x 54 x 2 cm


Confidentiel, M. Cohen


M. Cohen

Fine Art Drawings - 51 x 51 x 0.5 cm


The feminine is not a gender, it is a dimension, Jorge Dávalos

The feminine is not a gender, it is a dimension

Jorge Dávalos

Fine Art Drawings - 61 x 49 cm


Study for Giuditta and Oloferne, Giulio Paolini

Study for Giuditta and Oloferne

Giulio Paolini

Fine Art Drawings - 70 x 61 x 0.1 cm


Oscars, K Oldal


K Oldal

Fine Art Drawings - 70 x 50 x 0.3 cm


Untitled 1, Wang Fei

Untitled 1

Wang Fei

Fine Art Drawings - 98 x 240 x 1 cm


Orange_1, Goddog



Fine Art Drawings - 32 x 24 x 0.2 cm


Sleep of Reason (Running thoughts), Matthew Rose

Sleep of Reason (Running thoughts)

Matthew Rose

Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 40 x 2 cm


Collage aux formes standardisées, Jean Arp

Collage aux formes standardisées

Jean Arp

Fine Art Drawings - 46.5 x 28 x 0.2 cm


Moroccan Suite IV, Nick Tidnam

Moroccan Suite IV

Nick Tidnam

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 21 x 1 cm


Abus, Tehos



Fine Art Drawings - 60 x 80 x 0.1 cm


Épicentre, Petr Strnad


Petr Strnad

Fine Art Drawings - 37.7 x 27.4 x 0.1 cm


La fromagère, Gouzy

La fromagère


Fine Art Drawings - 39 x 29 x 1 cm


Le Mage, Jupiter, Thaddée

Le Mage, Jupiter


Fine Art Drawings - 26 x 20 cm


Sans titre - image 004, Guy Mansuy

Sans titre - image 004

Guy Mansuy

Fine Art Drawings - 29 x 19.5 x 1 cm


Cléopâtre d'après Michelangela, Laurent Perbos

Cléopâtre d'après Michelangela

Laurent Perbos

Fine Art Drawings - 29 x 21 x 0.5 cm


Las kosas son lo ke son aunke no lo parezka (Things are what they are even if they don't seem like it), M. M. Calvo

Las kosas son lo ke son aunke no lo parezka (Things are what they are even if they don't seem like it)

M. M. Calvo

Fine Art Drawings - 21 x 31 cm

$999 $799

Plenty of girls in the sea, David Ameil

Plenty of girls in the sea

David Ameil

Fine Art Drawings - 80 x 80 x 4 cm


L'humain, Alixire



Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 50 x 0.1 cm


Hello, Dom(k)



Fine Art Drawings - 160 x 120 x 2.5 cm


Complaisant 1 (Antigua-et-Barbuda), Bak Bertille

Complaisant 1 (Antigua-et-Barbuda)

Bak Bertille

Fine Art Drawings - 13 x 20 cm


Constellation, Flo. M


Flo. M

Fine Art Drawings - 85 x 55 cm


Paraphonia A, Boss

Paraphonia A


Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 210 x 2 cm


Needleshaped Silence - Downcast Eyes, øjeRum

Needleshaped Silence - Downcast Eyes


Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 33.3 x 2 cm


Lampe articulée - série design et mobilier, Christine Weiss

Lampe articulée - série design et mobilier

Christine Weiss

Fine Art Drawings - 16 x 16 x 1.5 cm


Collage Drawing for Sale

Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque are often credited with the invention of the collage technique within the visual arts. When the two artists created Cubism between 1908 and 1914, they invented a method for representing space and perspectives that allowed them to comprehend objects from different angles, thus offering a more complete vision of reality through painting and sculpture.

In 1912, they start experimenting with a brand new medium, collage. To obtain the desired composition, they used fragments of several images that they assembled to build objects. It is by following this process that they created the famous work “Nature Morte à la Chaise Cannée", one of the first collages to be recognised as an artwork. They gave up on using collage a few years later but numerous artistic movements of the 20th century went on to make use of this innovative technique. This was to the delight of the poet Charles Baudelaire, who wished to see artists transform and work with elements of “the shop of the images and signs" that made up reality.

Surrealist, Dadaist, and Futurist artists adopt this technique and start to cut and combine different elements: newsprint, cardboard (to create embossed designs), old magazines (for vintage collages), several photos and various objects were assembled to produce a single work. The use of disparate collages marked the end of the reign of noble materials and oil painting, opening the way for deconstruction and reconstruction, random and unlikely combinations.

Louis Aragon, André Breton, Jacques Prévert et Pierre-Olivier Walzer start introducing this practice in literature through the odd juxtapositions of ideas in their texts, followed by Edward Verral Lucas and George Morrow who produced the first collage book, which narrates the story of an English dandy using images from a department store. The Dadaists Raoul Hausmann, Hannah Hoch, Max Ernst, and John Heartfield were fond of the collage technique, particularly for interpreting the contemporary events.

Painters such as Paul Klee and Henri Matisse also engaged in the technique of artistic collage: Paul Klee by giving a second life and second identity to old works, and Henri Matisse by cutting painted paper which he pieced together to create stunning compositions.

By adapting collage to their own style, each artist creates uniques effects with this technique: Jean Dubuffet assembles his own paintings to draw meandering lines, Jiri Kolar fragments his collages to create geometrical optics, Bernard Réquichot accumulates images of a single subject to provoke disgust, Pop Art artists pick up the symbols of capitalism in magazines… As for contemporary art, collage manifests itself in street art, for example in the works of the artist Madame.

On Artsper you'll find a wide variety of collage works, such as Bonnie and Clyde's exotic collages, Matthew Rose's assemblages of photographs, words and drawings, the stories told by Alexandre Taillandier in modern paintings…

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What is collage in drawing?

Collage is both a technique and the name given to the work of art produced from this technique. In collage, pieces of paper or other materials are arranged into a composition and stuck onto a surface.

What materials are used for collage?

Collage can incorporate various different materials, including paper, textiles, plastic, and found objects These materials are usually stuck down to a surface with an adhesive such as glue or tape, or sometimes sewn. Collage can also be created digitally on a computer. 

Who first used collage in art?

Collage's invention is credited to Cubism, an art movement created by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. They began to work in collage around 1910 and were attracted to the technique because of its unique aesthetic.