In a collaborative project called 'Destroy Rankin' musicians have 'Destroyed or reinterpreted portraits of themselves taken by Rankin. Rankin takes the original photograph but the final image is, ultimately, a self portrait. This image by Marianna Faithful has the same fractured feel as Picasso and Hockney.
Annegret Soltau: Self Portrait Coined by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, the term ‘collage’ points towards a medium simultaneously serious and tongue-in-cheek; a technique that is deeply referential of the political world in which the works were produced. Via the assemblage of different objects and images, collage interrogates the fundamental concept of what it is to create art, whilst offering a prismatic reflection of the social change and upheaval of the twentieth century.
This A Level sketchbook page shows an artist study - formal analysis of the work of Francis Bacon alongside Lucy's own experimentation. Adobe Photoshop has been used to distort original photographs, before creating a monoprint of the image and overlaying other images printed onto acetate. Supporting artist works can be seen alongside, including those by Picasso, Käthe Kollwitz and Dustin Farnsworth.