Collage Clearinghouse found out about a really excellent collage exhibit in NYC on the MAO blog. This is a good one. I may have to take the trek on down to the city for this one.
Here's the down-lo from the New Museum site...
“Unmonumental” expands on January 16, 2008 with the opening of “Collage: The Unmonumental Picture.” Recent collages by eleven artists, including works made expressly for the exhibition, will be installed on the gallery walls surrounding the sculptures already on view. Using varied strategies and materials, each of the artists in this portion of “Unmonumental” exploits the formal and ideological power of juxtaposing found images to create everything from social and political commentaries to Surrealist fantasies and personal confessions. Collage is a medium that by definition incorporates fragments and deals with opposing tensions, broken images, hidden desires, and collective myths. “The Unmonumental Picture” demonstrates the urgent relevance of collage practice in a contemporary world full of excessive imagery. Participating artists are:
“Collage: The Unmonumental Picture” is organized by the New Museum's curatorial team of Richard Flood, Chief Curator; Laura Hoptman, Kraus Family Senior Curator; and Massimiliano Gioni, Director of Special Exhibitions.A catalog is available for purchase on their site.
New Museum website
Collage: The Unmonumental Picture
New York, NY 10002