Marcelo Monreal's Pop Culture Collages

Brazilian artist, Marcelo Monreal, weaves pop culture motifs into digital art. His collages explore human identities by deconstructing the faces of famous

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Latest collage work

It's been a while since I've done any collages, and it has been great to work in this way again: using scraps of old magazines to build up scenes like this one of Polperro. It's the second one I have done of this popular harbour village - you can see my first effort here. This one was commissioned by a friend of mine who is moving away and wants a reminder of beautiful Cornwall. My favourite bit is the reflections.... I have a couple more commissions in the pipeline (which I will share will you in due course, naturally!) and I also have to produce a couple more, because I am going to exhibit in a real-life exhibition!! This is a big deal for me, because I haven't exhibited in a real-life exhibition since my degree, 18 years ago! So, I'm going to be busy.....but of course, that's the way I like it! Thanks for reading! Have a great week!

Derek Gores, 1971

Derek has gained national attention for his collage portrait series, recycling magazines, labels, and found materials to create the works on canvas. The series showcases Gores' contrasting interests in the natural beauty of the figure, the angular design aesthetics of fashion (and machinery), and a fearless sense of play.