Famous artists: Collage

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By Judith Harries

This is the fourth and final article in our series about famous artists. This article looks at the work of famous artists who have used the medium of collage to create artworks that will inspire children and their practitioners to get cutting, sticking, mixing, matching, and making art together.

child making a paper collage

The definition of collage is ‘a piece of art made by sticking various different materials that are not normally associated with one another onto a single surface’. Collage lends itself to working with young children as they can use a rich variety of familiar materials to create new, imaginative, artistic creations.

Mary Delany – Paper Mosaics

Mosaic flowers

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