During quarantine, with thrift stores and other sources of new collage ephemera off-limits, I've turned to my large stash of old books for inspiration. Like a paperback full of colorful royalty-free photos, published by a now-defunct digital image company. I challenged myself to match each photo in the book to a classic piece of art.
For example, here's the book's cover, with 2 additions:
With more than 100 "mashups," I'm not sure how to present the resulting collages online. I'm experimenting with video, which seems like the best way to show so many images at once.
My first idea was putting the images on tv -- a very vintage tv.
But the frame seems to compete with the images inside.
This one displays a different collage in each pane of a weathered wooden window:
This one reveals a single image, pane by pane:
What do you think?