Example sentences for: photomontage

How can you use “photomontage” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Although we think of photomontage primarily as a medium of the combative period of modernism--Dada, Surrealism, Constructivism--its use goes back well into the 19 th century, and was routine in turn-of-the-century pop culture in postcards and prints.

  • Photomontage thumbs its nose at the pretension of the artist playing God, the blank canvas his world.

  • Stalin's face juxtaposed with Lenin's bier in a 1939 photomontage can be imagined as mourning only by an effort of will; he is sidelit, vampiric, sinister--but then Stalin rarely fails to look sinister in photographs, and this is not merely a matter of the viewer's preconceptions.

  • Most surveys of photomontage reproduce this work and perhaps one or two others by Höch from the early 1920s, but she continued working in the medium into the 1970s (she died in 1978), continually expanding her style and enlarging the terrain of the medium.

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