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Karen Coull
Karen Coull

Sydney, Australia /Paris, France, Australia

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In frame total size 30cm (W) x 40cm (H) Collage on paper using vintage french fashion magazines, vintage book pages, vintage paper

Description

Ready to hang - 'Yellow series #3 is 'framed in a 30cm x 40cm black lightweight frame. This is a series of 3 collages - Yellow - sold individually - and made with recycled vintage french fashion magazines, books and other vintage papers.

Although I finished my fine arts bachelors degree with a painting major , I embraced a more intimate and personal process which I find with collage, mixed media encompassing at times needlework and collage and small reworked domestic items.

Collage especially allows this reworking and pastiche to make a new story or 'paint' a new picture. I adore the process and opportunities that collage allows and embrace using and recycling vintage papers and magazines - currently vintage French fashion magazines and discarded books from the 1950's and 60's - the ephemeral and the discarded. That which is fleeting/ passing and impermanent and giving new life and form - a new story.

TAGS

#Vintage, #collage, #fashion, #designer, #design, #paper, #french, #retro, #midcentury, #modernism, #orchids, #nature, #model, #Contemporary, #women, #Yellow, #Eucalyptus
(CreativeWork) 'Orchid Series 2 - #1' by Karen Coull. mixed-media. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) "Of things past and lost "  #4 by Karen Coull. mixed-media. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) 'This little piggie went to market - #6 by Karen Coull. mixed-media. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) SALE 'The  Showgirl and the Peony (series - #2)'  by Karen Coull. mixed-media. Shop online at Bluethumb.

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