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History of Collage

The medium's development from the 1920s to the 1990s

Raoul Hausmann, Dada Conquers, 1920

Johannes Baader, Homage to Gutenberg, 1919

Paul Citroen, Metropolis, 1923

Top Five: Bauhaus - Art as Life

George Grosz, A Victim of Society, later retitled Remember Uncle August, the Unhappy Inventor, oil, pencil, photomontage and collage, 1919

George Grosz, Daum marries her pedantic automaton George in May 1920, John Heartfield is very glad of it (Meta-Mech. Constr. after Prof. R. Hausmann), watercolour, pen and ink, and collage, 1920. Collection: Berlinische Galerie Museum of Modern Art

E.L.T. Mesens, Mask to Injure Aesthetes, 1929. Collection: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Max Ernst, The Slug Room, collage, gouache, tempera and ink, 1920

Max Ernst, Hydrometric Demonstration, collage and gouache, 1920