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Natasha Ashworth writes about art, fashion, and design regarding culture and society. She is a student of digital communications at Oregon State University.

Philip Perkis: The Magic is in the Looking

American photographer Philip Perkis has influenced a generation of students, artists, and fellow instructors. He is Professor Emeritus at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1991. The resulting body of work, entitled Mexico, was created…

The History and Artistry of Photomontage

In the simplest terms, photomontage is the process of combining or layering photographs together to express more about the subject than what can be shown by a single image. The artwork was initially created by cutting, gluing, and arranging photographs…

Barbara Kruger’s Iconic Work Endures

Barbara Kruger, the American conceptual artist well known for her collage and graphic design work, rose to prominence in the 1980s with her iconic black and white photographs overlaid with bold, pithy text examining the themes of feminism, capitalism, and…