Shapes And Lines
Marcia Lee Jones
Photograph - Photography Digital
The term "collage" comes from the french verb for "to glue." The "Oxford English Dictionary" defines "collage" as a form of art in which various materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric are arranged and stuck to a backing. Here are some facts about collage and its history.
Cubist George Braques may have coined the term "collage" in the early part of the twentieth century to describe the technique he applied to his cubist works. But some also argue that collage art began as far back as ancient Japan, when calligraphers glued letters to paper.
October 1st, 2012
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