Variant of collage
- an art form in which, variously, small objects, bits of newspaper, cloth, pressed flowers, etc. are pasted together on a surface in incongruous relationship for their symbolic or suggestive effect
- a composition so made
- any collection of seemingly unrelated bits and parts, as in a photomontage
Origin: French a pasting ; from colle, paste ; from Classical Greek kolla, glue
- collagist noun
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