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The Alchemy of Collage

 In the art world, collage is a technique that is also known as “alchemy.

 It has a deep methodological history (a method of combining books, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous objects around us) and can be traced back to China around 200 BC.

 The fact that it became established as a genre of fine art is probably due to the dramatic movement of the surrealists in the 20th century, and the coining of the term “collage” by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso at the same time.

 Since then, the collage technique has been developed in various ways such as assemblage and photomontage without interruption until now, but in recent years, the development of technology has given birth to a new field. This is digital collage.

In this article, I would like to introduce some of the artists who create digital collages.

Takayoshi Ueda

Fertile Island 2(L)
89.4 x 89.4 cm
Fertile Island 1(L/C/R)
83 x 249 cm

For more information about the artist, click here.

WELCOME BOY 2ND

GROW UP
84 x 59 cm
HOLE IN ONE
84 x 59 cm

For more information about the artist, click here

IL VENTO Nakajima

LIFE
BOUND103 x 72.8 cm
MABOROSHI Vol.
159.4 x 42 cm

For more information about the artist, click here

Naoya Hirata

Big Dipper
chicken43 x 28.7 cm
Ouija #4 (Lion
)118.9 84.1 cm

soryo


#1684.1 x 59.4 cm

#2884.1 x 59.4 cm

For more information about the artist, click here.

Shinzo Okuokahttps://www.tricera.net/
Born in 1992 in Tokyo, Japan. After studying Indian philosophy at university, he worked at a publishing company as a deputy editor of an art magazine and a shrine magazine, where he was involved in planning and editing magazines and books. 2019 he joined TRiCERA, a start-up company, where he was in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own on-demand media. He is also in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own owned media. He is a fast writer, and when he was working for a magazine, he was able to write 150 pages in a month by himself.

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