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The Mechanics of Art Assemblage

This is a voyage into the world of Assemblage Art that you may find useful in the sorting through materials that may be used in three dimensional ‘Junk or Found Art’.  In the world  of ‘Common Objects’ and elements, we find that they can be transformed into a representational art form.  There are certain modes of construction and cohesion in the relational paths that bring you to a finished piece of work. 

What may look like a series of broken pieces in front of you will ultimately…

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Added by Michael Wilson on January 5, 2016 at 11:22pm — No Comments

Art Assemblage Advancing the Old

 As the art form of assemblage continues to captivate viewers and allure perspective designers, the discussion of art and meaning is alive and well under this seemingly random collection of parts and objects.
During the month of May, seven influential artists, both established and newly discovered, will be represented at…
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Added by Michael Wilson on April 13, 2012 at 12:07am — No Comments

New 'Beat Art Gallery' in Northern California for Assemblage

Art Assemblage Artist's Susan Spencer and Michael Wilson have just opened a new art gallery featuring assemblages and collages by various artists including collagist Via Keller.

This week at “The Beat” Via Keller’s collage works have been getting a lot of attention. Her masterful use of common imagery of our popular culture has surprised our visitors inviting much comment.

Via makes her home in Anderson Valley, and her illustrations have been seen on CD covers, t-shirts,…

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Added by Michael Wilson on June 5, 2011 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Geroge Herms at Nyehaus Gallery, Chelsea

For those of us who most appreciate the old school assemblage artist's here is a chance to see this art up close and personal. Tim Nye's Nyehaus Gallery in Chelsea is exhibiting George Herm's assemblage works in the show 'Five Decades of Madness' September 9th through October 29th, 2010. The best of found object assemblage, George is it. http://www.nyehaus.com/herms/

Added by Michael Wilson on September 30, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Why now, why here.

I am choosing to work the Art Assemblage arena due to influences and friendships with older artists who were the founders of the West Coast art movements of the famous Ferus Gallery (1957-66) in Los Angeles. Being inspired by the materials, (i.e. found/discarded objects) a construct is formed with a new life for these discards. The piece begins by continually moving common objects around and abstracting them into what ultimately may be a unified body. No assemblage is started with a clear view… Continue

Added by Michael Wilson on July 25, 2009 at 4:40pm — No Comments

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