Have you seen the Waste Land documentary? It s about the largest landfill in the world in Brazil where people make a living out of garbage in the dump. Until artist Vik Muniz comes and Art is born out of rubbish materials and ends up in Phillips, an auction house in London, one of the most important in contemporary art. Inspired? Through Trashures useless garbage will become indispensable to your project. You can also get to know how other artists reacted to the transition from useless, scrap, ordinary things to unique pieces of art, ingenious assemblages of beautiful and smart designed new products. For whoever has an eye for it, there is beauty in everything, from rubbish to stuff that is plain useless. This book features fifteen international artists who work with rubbish, showcases some of their projects, andincludes a DIY spread for a project by every artist. "
Find two matching cards of the same artist which can be recognised by the same style in collage art. Collage is a technique of an art production, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole. Collage art allowed artists to engage with existing materials, to which they could assign new contexts in order to create a brand new artwork. Ranging from newspapers and magazines to maps, tickets, propaganda, photographs, ribbons, postage stamps, paint, text and found objects, the elements of Collage participate in a handy creative process of putting artworks together and even breaking them apart, in an artistic explorations unto the unknown. The origins of collage can be traced back hundreds of years, but this technique made a dramatic reappearance in the early 20th century as an art form of novelty.