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Masters: Collage

Major Works by Leading Artists

Lark Books [9781600591082]
Series: Masters
Publisher: Lark Crafts
Published: June 2010
336 pages
ISBN: 1-60059-108-6
ISBN13: 9781600591082
$24.95 US
$26.95 Canadian
Paperback with Flaps
all in color
9 X 8
Carton Quantity: 12
Territory: World

Meet the Masters of Collage!


Versatility, innovation, inspiration—that’s what The Masters series offers artists and crafters, and this superb new collection offers a stunning look at contemporary collage work from approximately 40 leading artists. It features a breathtaking mix of techniques from traditional cut-and-paste to digital to collage with paint or encaustic, and styles ranging from wildly playful and colorful to evocative, almost monochrome images.

Each highlighted master takes center stage in an informative eight-page feature that includes nearly a dozen gorgeous, high-quality photos plus a short essay by curator Randel Plowman placing the impressive work and its creator in context.


The innovative featured artists include:

Cecil Touchon  - Jonathan Talbot  -  Lynne Perrella  -  Lynn Whipple  -  James Michael Starr and others

Juror Randel Plowman graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a B.F.A. in Printmaking. He has worked in collage since 1982, and his art has been exhibited in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the United States; in addition, his pieces have appeared in many public and private collections in North America and abroad, including the Cincinnati Art Museum. Plowman’s work has been cited in numerous publications, including The New York Times and USA Today; been featured in How Design magazine and Artist Magazine; and been used as cover art on numerous books.  He teaches workshops in printmaking and collage, and has a popular collage blog: http://acollageaday.blogspot.com/