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col·lage

 (kō-läzh′, kə-)
n.
1.
a. An artistic composition of materials and objects pasted over a surface, often with unifying lines and color.
b. A work, such as a literary piece, composed of both borrowed and original material.
2. The art of creating such compositions.
3. An assemblage of diverse elements: a collage of conflicting memories.
v. col·laged, col·lag·ing, col·lag·es
v.tr.
To paste (diverse materials) over a surface, thereby creating an artistic product.
v.intr.
To create such an artistic product.

[French, from coller, to glue, from colle, glue, from Vulgar Latin *colla, from Greek kolla.]

col·lag′ist n.

collage

(kəˈlɑːʒ; kɒ-; French kɔlaʒ)
n
1. (Art Terms) an art form in which compositions are made out of pieces of paper, cloth, photographs, and other miscellaneous objects, juxtaposed and pasted on a dry ground
2. (Art Terms) a composition made in this way
3. (Art Terms) any work, such as a piece of music, created by combining unrelated styles
[C20: French, from coller to stick, from colle glue, from Greek kolla]
colˈlagist n

col•lage

(kəˈlɑʒ)

n.
1. a technique of composing a work of art by pasting on a surface various materials not normally associated with one another, as newspaper clippings or parts of photographs.
2. a work produced by this technique.
3. a film or other work that shifts suddenly or abruptly from one scene or image to another.
[1915–20; < French, =colle paste, glue (< Greek kólla) + -age -age]
col•lag′ist, n.

collage

1. The combining of images from several photographs, usually rephotographing to provide a finished print.
2. A work of art created by attaching paper, wood, fabric, etc., onto a flat surface.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collage - a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic imagecollage - a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image; "he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map"
paste-up - a composition of flat objects pasted on a board or other backing; "they showed him a paste-up of the book jacket"
photomontage - a montage that uses photographic images
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
2.collage - any collection of diverse things; "a collage of memories"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Translations
كولاج: مُلْصَق مِن عِدَّةِ قِطَع
koláž
collagemontage
kollázs
klippimynd
koliažas
kolāža
koláž
kolajyapıştırma resim

collage

[kɒˈlɑːʒ] Ncollage m

collage

[kəˈlɑːʒ kɒˈlɑːʒ] n (ART)collage m

collage

nCollage f

collage

[kɒˈlɑːʒ] n (Art) → collage m inv

collage

(koˈlaːʒ) noun
a design made by pasting pieces of paper, cloth, photographs etc on to a surface.
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But only sometimes; and certainly not in front of a work such as Lords of Kolbojnik, 2002-2003, whose collaged slivers of multicolored paper, radiating dizzyingly outward from a central vanishing point, culminate in a monstrous fringe of pasted-on images of robots, mandalas, crystalline cells, and, predominantly, human figures with oversize, homed heads.
The faces were not collaged because I stressed the importance of the overall figure.
I Personally started making narrative collaged necklaces about 10 years ago, after being inspired by an artist friend, LaTrecia Raffety.