Beyond her beautiful face, sun-kissed skin and undeniable sex appeal (which earned her Playmate of the Year in 2017), Brook Power is a true island girl, unfazed by fame, materialism and superficiality.
Jason Moore has few boundaries. In any particular series of his collages you can find a loose inventory of imagery that includes bare breasts, atomic bomb explosions, skeletons, dicks, vintage porn, guns, black eyes, cops, death, decay, vaginas, mosques, skulls and nuns. His cache of symbols seems to leave no trash bin unturned, no corner of ebay unrummaged.
Artist Jay Riggio’s craft is that of the early cut-and-paste model: the physical detachment of subject from circumstance. Permanent and formulated, Riggio’s alterations take the form of curious analog collages mixing personal relief with published depictions.
What's an image worth without context? A work of art altered in colors, purpose or form. Do these artifacts continue to hold their inherent meaning, or are they stripped of that in transformation? Thriving on the "rawness of chaos," California native and digital artist Tyler Spangler pushes both concepts—of continuity and the artistic license of visual evolution—collaging had-been permanence with new-age digital alterations.