Joe Webb’s collages are done with vintage magazines and printed ephemera that he has collected over the years. His work includes political and humorous pieces as well as surreal movie collages and minimalistic abstract work. As a basic rule, two very different types of images cause a crazy clash. Cutting accurately with scissors, Webb is a master of his genre: »No computer trickery« as he has assured us on his page.
This page follows their journey and contains a great collection of cultural heritage. »These photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past. Many photographs only become iconic shots years later, once we understand their importance and historical context. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately.« 40 must-see photos from the past.
Weekend music recommendation: »Mutual Benefit is the songwriting moniker of Jordan Lee. A wanderer at heart, Lee has been roaming between rural Ohio and Boston and Austin over the past few years, stopping in basements and living rooms and DIY show spaces along away, playing endearing sets to small groups of similarly idealistic listeners.« This is the real life for a gentleman! (via Stereogum)