Collage has edge

13th October 2006 at 01:00
The latest show from the Travelling Gallery - the art gallery in a bus - features the work of seven contemporary artists, all working in collage. Although traditional collage refers to pictures created using a variety of paper materials stuck on to a flat surface, Jaggy-edge challenges that definition and pushes the boundaries.

Artist Ruth Claxton, for instance, uses mirrors and car boot sale finds to make her collage sculptures. Gunilla Klingberg creates kaleidoscope patterns using famous logos and brand names, then videos them.

William Daniels recreates Old Master paintings with amazing collages of torn paper and cardboard.

Jaggy-edge is accompanied by a free mini-catalogue and a well-written, illustrated education pack, which explains collage and the exhibition and is aimed at primary and secondary schools.

The exhibition will travel to West Lothian, East Ayrshire, Aberdeen, Perth and Kinross, Edinburgh and South Lanarkshire between now and December 1.

www.travellinggallery.com

Tel 0131 529 3682

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now