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Collage

Collage, 20th-century art form in which various objects and materials are glued onto a canvas or board, sometimes covered with paint. The term comes from the French word for pasting. The earliest experiments with collage were done by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque in 1910–11. The technique was further developed by Henri Matisse and by the Dadaists, particularly Kurt Schwitters, who made entire compositions consisting of ticket stubs and other evocative remnants of paper. Later artists, like Jasper Johns, created more elaborate collages of wood, metal, and fabric.

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