The Art Form Of The 20th Century

Collage, Donald Barthelme believed, was THE art form of the 20th century-well, according to the play and film Six Degrees of Separation , that is.

Anyway, Bjorn Copeland is making some compelling collages in the 21st century. He's clearly indebted to the bright, plastic flatness of collages that have come before him, but that doesn't diminish his work's potency for us: The twisted-pop-sensationalism-on-the-brink-of-explosion thing is working. Respect. You can check out much more of his stuff at Aesthetic Poet .