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Montage and Collage

László Moholy-Nagy
Militarism (Militarismus)
gelatin silver print from rephotographed photomontage on paper
7 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in (17.94 cm x 13.02 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);7 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in (17.94 cm x 13.02 cm);6 3/4 in x 4 13/16 in (17.15 cm x 12.22 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
This work is a photomontage of a couple kissing. The image of the couple has been cut into squares and disjointed, pasted over a scene of a moon and river.
Herbert Bayer
The Kiss
gelatin silver print on paper
14 in x 11 1/8 in (35.56 cm x 28.26 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
Prof. Gerome Kamrowski
There Are Some
paint, ink, photograph and printed paper assemblage
20 11/16 in x 18 7/8 in (52.6 cm x 48 cm);20 3/4 in x 19 in x 2 in (52.71 cm x 48.26 cm x 5.1 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
This work is a sealed manilla envelope covered in various artist-made postage and printed stamps. Printed on the envelope are the following phrases and items: "STAMP ART", "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE", "DOO-DA POST JUL 24 1980 N.Y. BRANCH", "DOO-DA JUL 24 1980 CHICAGO", Chinese Characters, "ART MAIL COMMEMORATIVE", "DOO-DA POST- 153 LUDLOW, N.Y.C. NY 10000 USA", "MADE IN USA", a two-tailed siren and a winged-nut. The stamps include images of a portrait of a man in a hat, 3 stamps of the Statue of Liberty, a triangular stamp of corn kernels, the Greek god Hermes, Leonardo Da Vinci and a landscape with blue water, green hills, and a white plane overhead.
Edward F. Higgins
Doo Da Post (stamped and cancelled manilla envelope)
mixed media on paper
9 1/16 in x 12 in (23 cm x 30.5 cm)
Museum Purchase
Robert Rauschenberg
Centennial Certificate MMA
color lithograph on Angoumois à la main paper
36 in x 25 in (91.44 cm x 63.5 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William Rattner
This collage consists of geometric shapes, primarily rectangles in various sizes stacked on top of one another to form a tower. The shapes are all black set against a solid brown background. The tower rests on two thin prongs. Shapes are repeated but there is no symmetry in the piece.
Robert Adams
19 13/16 in x 11 15/16 in (50.32 cm x 30.32 cm);28 1/16 in x 22 1/16 in (71.28 cm x 56.04 cm);19 7/8 in x 12 in (50.48 cm x 30.48 cm)
Museum Purchase
Karl Zerbe
Landscape with Letters
woodcut on paper
26 in. x 18 3/4 in. ( 66 cm x 47.6 cm )
Museum Purchase
This collage consists of overlapping shapes that loosely resemble squares and rectangles. The shapes are muted tones of green, blush, blue, yellow, brown and black. 
Henry Albert Botkin
fabric, oil, crayon on board
14 1/2 in x 10 7/8 in (36.83 cm x 27.62 cm);20 1/2 in x 17 in x 1 1/2 in (52.07 cm x 43.18 cm x 3.81 cm)
Museum Purchase
A collage drawing with "Stakes is high" in large bubble letters at the top. The bottom of the drawing is a sparse cityscape and a figure wearing a purple skimask looking at the viewer.
Jakob Kolding
Stakes is high
collage and drawing on paper
16 9/16 in. x 11 11/16 in. ( 42 cm x 29.7 cm )
Museum Purchase
A collage drawing with "When was the future?" in the middle of the object. The words are cut out of pictures of trees and a city's skyline. The background of the collage is the view of of a tall building and a cutout of a youth doing a handstand is placed on the balcony.  A picture of a tree is included by the person.
Jakob Kolding
When was the future?
collage on paper
16 9/16 in. x 11 11/16 in. ( 42 cm x 29.7 cm )
Museum Purchase
Jean Tinguely
The Changing Guard
stickers, pen, graphite, ink and stencils on paper
19 1/2 in. x 13 in. ( 49.53 cm x 33.02 cm )
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
Jean Tinguely
scotch tape, masking tape, aluminum foil, stickers, black felt tip pen on cream
16 9/16 in x 11 5/8 in (42.07 cm x 29.53 cm)
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family


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59 Collection Object Sources

The Kiss (1987/1.218)
There Are Some (1988/2.6)
Collage (1954/2.42)
Potentate (1964/1.121)
Stakes is high (2010/2.20)
Untitled (1997/1.102)
Seule (1969/2.6)
Art (1997/2.23)
Untitled (1965/1.169)
Ctric News Topi (1983/1.194)
Flirt (1983/1.137)
Prize (1974/1.256)
Stunt Man III (1964/1.88)
Rival (1972/2.377)
Cliché Vere (2006/2.78)
Score (2011/1.66)
5:29 Bay Shore (2011/1.69)
Collage (2004/2.55)
My City (2010/2.19)
Line A-C (2012/1.220)
Marsmack (2005/2.65)
Faschismus (2005/2.64)
Tit Steaks (2005/2.63)
Temple of Autos (2004/1.155)
Colored (2003/1.406)
Tilt (1989/1.55)
Untitled (1976/2.106)
Watering Hole (2013/2.360)
René Crevel (2015/2.29)
The Bright Side (2015/2.152)
Carlos the Jackal (2015/2.153)
Untitled (1965/1.174)

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