Monday, May 12, 2008
Three collage artists who capture my fancy are Moira Fain, Elena Mary Siff and Laura Slapikoff. Each of these women, using texture and composite figures to tell their story, have a unique style and message. Some deal with redemption, some with personal history, and some with the complex world of being a woman. Their works range from very small to quite large, but each one packs a powerful punch, and are strong examples of each woman's work. All are shown in galleries from California to Martha's Vineyard and if you get a chance to see these works in person, be sure to go! I once read that true collage had to be made up of both figures and text.....hmmmm, rules and more rules! What do you think?