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Girl in a Window
© Peter Blake. All rights reserved, DACS 2021. Photo credit: Leeds Museums and Galleries

Girl in a Window 1962

Peter Blake (b.1932)

Leeds Museums and Galleries

Art produced by the assembling of disparate elements, often scavenged or bought by the artist. The practice dates back to Picasso's Cubist constructions made from 1912 onwards. It was later adopted by the Surrealists and, more recently, by the Young British Artists.

Text source: The Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art Terms (2nd Edition) by Michael Clarke


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