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Mash-Up

Barbara Kruger, "Untitled" (SmashUp), 2016

Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery

The neoclassical rotunda in the Vancouver Art Gallery is nothing if not stately, and it’s here, as part of "MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture," that viewers can find the exhibition’s boldest statement about the intersection of art and text. more

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Entrance to MashUp exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Photo by Dick Averns

The creative practice of mashup, inventive art forms that use wide-ranging materials and processes from across cultures, has become increasingly widespread since the 1990s. more

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Cut-and-paste as an artistic strategy has been around since artists like Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and Marcel Duchamp began including mass-produced goods such as newspapers, bicycle handlebars – and even the famous urinal – in works of ‘high’ art more

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