Acrylic and Paper on Canvas
20" x 20"
Décollage is the opposite of collage - from the French word décoller meaning to take off or to unstick. This technique is based upon the appearance of advertisements ripped from billboards, leaving fragments of papers and the layering of previous posters. I see it as a metaphor for time.
"This piece is very upbeat with it’s bright, festive colours. The pinks and reds reminded me of candy apples and candy floss. Searching on Google for ‘carnival food’, I came across a cookbook for these delights called, ‘Carnival Cravings’. Perfect.