Mel Ramos Tobacco Red / Vantage, 1972

Julia Campisi

MEDIUM Collage, digital print
DATE 2016
DIMENSIONS 50cm x 65cm
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: Glenn and Barbara McInnes, 2020
A digital collage presents a cigarette advertisement where a naked woman sits on a pack of cigarettes, while leaning on another pack and looking directly at the viewer. A series of vertical strips were cut from the original ad and paste at slightly different positions. The resulted image creates a sort of trompe-l'oeil.

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