Masks and Marriages

WWT recently saw Stezaker’s amazing work at Whitechapel gallery and felt it deserves to be looked at once more.

(see previous WWT post on John’s work here)

John Stezaker (b. 1949) British conceptual artist known best for his collage series Mask, Marriage and Dark Star.

[…] Taking classic movie stills, vintage postcards and book illustrations, (John) Stezaker makes collages to give old images a new meaning. By adjusting, inverting and slicing separate pictures together to create unique new works of art, Stezaker explores the subversive force of found images […]

more sources on Stezaker’s work:

wikipedia

whitechapel gallery

saatchy gallery




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