The Cultures of Collage: Camouflage, Fantasy, and Utopic Failure in Nick Larsen’s “Old Haunts, Lower
Collage, as a mode of visual culture, has long been associated with the prospect of rewriting history. Relatedly, it is a site for the material realization of visual trickery, fantasy, time travel, and much more. This talk, given by Brett M. Van Hoesen, Ph.D., examines the history and culture of collage in conjunction with the exhibition of Nick Larsen’s “Old Haunts, Lower Reaches.”
Dr. Brett M. Van Hoesen is Associate Professor and Area Head of Art History at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has published extensively on the history of photomontage and Dada. In 2019, she received Nevada Humanities’ Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.