Collaged



[kuh-lahzh, koh-] /kəˈlɑʒ, koʊ-/

noun
1.
a technique of composing a work of art by pasting on a single surface various materials not normally associated with one another, as newspaper clippings, parts of photographs, theater tickets, and fragments of an envelope.
2.
a work of art produced by this technique.
Compare (def 3).
3.
an assemblage or occurrence of diverse elements or fragments in unlikely or unexpected juxtaposition:
The experimental play is a collage of sudden scene shifts, long monologues, musical interludes, and slapstick.
4.
a film that presents a series of seemingly unrelated scenes or images or shifts from one scene or image to another suddenly and without transition.
verb (used with object), collaged, collaging.
5.
to make a collage of:
The artist has collaged old photos, cartoon figures, and telephone numbers into a unique work of art.
/kəˈlɑːʒ; kɒ-; French kɔlaʒ/
noun
1.
an art form in which compositions are made out of pieces of paper, cloth, photographs, and other miscellaneous objects, juxtaposed and pasted on a dry ground
2.
a composition made in this way
3.
any work, such as a piece of music, created by combining unrelated styles
n.

1919, from French collage “a pasting,” from Old French coller “to glue,” from Greek kolla “glue.” Earliest reference is in Wyndham Lewis.

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