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On Montage

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‘Ginnie Gardiner, a Revelatory Journey,’ with an essay by Wendy Smith, ©1999, Studley Press, P.20 ‘Despite her admiration for and enjoyment of collage, “montage” is a more accurate word for what she does, Gardiner believes. “Montage unites imagery from separate sources in a scenic way,” she comments. “It is the photographic and figurative extension of collage.” The visual fusion of photo-montage elements into a homogeneous image that she discerns in John Heartfield’s work is in some ways even more striking […]