Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage (Art Institute of Chicago)- Elizabeth Siege
The Marvelous Album of Madame B: Being the Handiwork of a Victorian Lady of Considerable Talent- Elizabeth Siege
The Art of Victorian Photocollage
The Art Institute of Chicago
October 10, 2009- January 3, 2010
The Art Institute of Chicago will be opening the most wonderful exhibit on the Victorian art of photocollage. Victorian women in the 1850s and1860s began experimenting with collage for their scrapbooks and photo albums. " The compositions they made with photographs and watercolors are whimsical and fantastical, combining human heads and animal bodies, placing people into imaginary landscapes, and morphing faces into common household objects. "