from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The technique of making a picture by assembling pieces of photographs, often in combination with other types of graphic material.
- n. The composite picture produced by this technique.
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- n. A composite image combining two or more photographs
- n. The art of constructing such images
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- n. a montage that uses photographic images
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We believe that the photomontage is a satirical criticism of the political positions assumed by the Pope during his ecclesiastical career and that attorney Salvatore Vitello is criminalizing a publication based on outdated articles of the Penal Code, especially that this very Penal Code has recently had substantial changes to its writing.
Work by Kelly Gorman, an American mixed media artist who investigates issues of gender, race and cultural stereotype through visual disciplines such as photomontage and sculpture
The inspiration for this technique likely came from Grosz, who had worked with the pioneering photomontage artist John Heartfield in Berlin.
But it's important to gauge his careful distance from the tradition of photomontage – a term he avoids, in favour of "collage".
The three huge portraits of him in different stages of his life that open the exhibition include a photomontage of his face set against a skull.
This procedure is a form of critique: the photomontage provides us a critical distance to reflect on what we had been prompted to desire, whether it was a luxury product, an ideal of feminine beauty, a racial superiority, or an entire way of life.
This innovation reads to me as an Internet Age version of photomontage.
In a 1978 photomontage titled "The Titanic," he upended Mies' Crown Hall at the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute, positioning it for a plunge into Lake Michigan, and all but declaring modernism dead.
This photomontage was made as a Christmas Card in 1943.
Hanna of the Birmingham Museum of Art where a smaller version of the show originated, "Spiral" features 22 works of painting, printmaking, collage and photomontage, most in black and white, by 10 of the 15 members of Spiral, a New York art collective active from 1963 to 1965.