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The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1,144 words
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[Fr. coller: ‘to stick, glue’].

Art form and technique, incorporating the use of pre-existing materials or objects attached as

Collage

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
9,453 words
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To explain the meaning and historical significance of the artistic technique of collage, which is sometimes also understood as a

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1,193 words
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1

Composition consisting of relatively flat materials, usually paper and cloth, glued onto a surface (Fr. coller: “to glue”). Another

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
49 words

Composition made up of various materials (such as cardboard, string and fabric), pasted on to a canvas or other background.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
269 words
A term applied to a type of picture (and also to the technique used in creating such pictures) in which photographs, news cuttings, and other suitable objects are pasted onto a flat ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
184 words

(French: sticking or pasting). The term has come to be used of any work made up of pieces of

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
106 words
[from the French coller, ‘to gum’] A pictorial technique in which pieces of cut paper of all shapes and types are combined and stuck down on to another surface to create a ... More

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