François Kollar (Slovakian, 1904-1979)
gelatin silver print, montage, Image: 37.5 x 28.1 cm (14 3/4 x 11 1/16 in); Mounted: 49.3 x 32.6 cm (19 3/8 x 12 13/16 in). John L. Severance Fund 2007.58
This early example of the use of photomontage in advertising exhibits a modernist sensibility yet relies
on a surreal juxtaposition of scale. It is an ad for rubber soles for shoes.
The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (10/19/2014-1/11/2015): "Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Phorography," cat. no. 32, p. 65.
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