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Surreal Collages by Philipp Igumnov

Surreal Collages by Philipp Igumnov surreal paper manipulated collage

Surreal Collages by Philipp Igumnov surreal paper manipulated collage

Surreal Collages by Philipp Igumnov surreal paper manipulated collage

Surreal Collages by Philipp Igumnov surreal paper manipulated collage

Surreal Collages by Philipp Igumnov surreal paper manipulated collage

Just discovered these fun collages and illustrations by Moscow-based artist Philipp Igumnov. He strikes an intriguing balance in his work with many pieces being laugh-out-loud ridiculous while others are filled with a sort of sad, dreamlike melancholy. Whatever he’s doing, it works, and I found myself sad when I reached the end of his gallery so quickly.

A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson

A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson paper giant collage

A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson paper giant collage

A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson paper giant collage

Collage artist Colin Johnson (previously) has outdone himself in this recently completed collage entitled Everything and Nothing using hundreds of delicately sliced paper objects mounted on wood.

New work from Lucas Simões

New work from Lucas Simões process portraits manipulated collage

New work from Lucas Simões process portraits manipulated collage

New work from Lucas Simões process portraits manipulated collage

São Paulo based architect and artist Lucas Simões has just uploaded a number of his signature fragmented geometric portraits cut from ten layers of photographs. I simply never get tired of seeing new work from him.

Lucas Simões

Lucas Simões process portrats paper collage

Lucas Simões process portrats paper collage

Lucas Simões process portrats paper collage

New work from artist/architect Lucas Simões out of São Paulo, Brazil who creates these bizarrely wonderful portraits using 10 layers of cut-out photographs.

Hyper Collage

Hyper Collage paper giant drawing colors collage

Hyper Collage paper giant drawing colors collage

Hyper Collage paper giant drawing colors collage

St. Paul-based illustrator Colin Johnson creates these insanely intricate paper works that he dubs “hyper-collages”. Shown above is his latest piece, Effloresce, for which he also photographed a nice step-by-step series. See much more of his work on Flickr.

Jigsaw Puzzle Collages

Jigsaw Puzzle Collages puzzles giant collage appropriation
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Jigsaw Puzzle Collages puzzles giant collage appropriation

Jigsaw Puzzle Collages puzzles giant collage appropriation

Jigsaw Puzzle Collages puzzles giant collage appropriation

Jigsaw Puzzle Collages puzzles giant collage appropriation

Nürnberg-based artist Gerhard Mayer re-purposes thousands of pieces from jigsaw puzzles to create enormous, abstract collages that fill entire gallery walls. He uses a delicate process of layering sections of puzzles that have already been pieced together to create new images and textures. I cannot imagine how time consuming this is. See more of his work here.

Nathalie Boutté

Nathalie Boutté paper multiples collage

Nathalie Boutté paper multiples collage

Nathalie Boutté paper multiples collage

Nathalie Boutté paper multiples collage

Nathalie Boutté paper multiples collage

Nathalie Boutté paper multiples collage

Nathalie Boutté paper multiples collage

Nathalie Boutté creates paper collages using thousands of strips of recycled tissue paper, pages from discarded novels, and most recently translucent tracing paper. The strips are densely layered like thatch on a roof, exposing just the tips that act like pixels to form larger images. Born in 1967 Nathalie lives and works in Montreuil, France. (via journal du design)

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience wood statistics paper installation collage

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience wood statistics paper installation collage

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience wood statistics paper installation collage

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience wood statistics paper installation collage

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience wood statistics paper installation collage

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience wood statistics paper installation collage

Laurie Frick: A fine line between art and neuroscience wood statistics paper installation collage

Artist Laurie Frick describes her work as being a fine line between art and neuroscience. Using aggregate data gathered from nightly EEG activity as a starting point she creates visual patterns and rhythms which are transformed into sprawling grids of cardboard, wood, and paper magazine fragments.

Formerly an executive in high-technology, she also holds an MBA from the University of Southern California. Using her background in engineering and high-technology she explores science, compulsive organization and the current culture of continual partial attention. The body of work for her upcoming show at Edward Cella Art & Architecture are experiments in rhythm using time studies of daily activity logs and sleep charts. Capturing the way we slice our time, waking and sleeping reflects a familiar human rhythm and replays something inherently unnoticed back into the physical world. [...] All are built from modest materials that look and feel familiar and hold a sensibility of time. Materials register with familiar texture we’ve all touched and experienced. Recycled cardboard, hand towels, junk mail, gallery cards, old paper-back book covers, and in this exhibition found wood eyeglass trays from an old warehouse in Omaha, Nebraska.

See more of Laurie’s work now at Edward Cella Art + Architecture in Los Angeles through April 2. (via c-monster)

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