John Stezaker | the artist




The artist John Stezaker
Born 1949, Worcester, England.
Lives and works in London, England.

Style and technique of the artist: Collage, Deutsche Borse Prize, Photography,


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John Stezaker
In his Marriage series, Stezaker focuses on the concept of portraiture, both as art historical genre and public identity. Using publicity shots of classic film stars, Stezaker splices and overlaps famous faces, creating hybrid ‘icons’ that dissociate the familiar to create sensations of the uncanny. Saatchi.

John Stezaker
Fascinated by the power of images and questions the authority of pictures found in books, magazines, postcards and encyclopaedias by directly intervening into their ordinary status.

John Stezaker
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John Stezaker
Breathing new life into photographs salvaged from forgotten film archives and obsolete magazines, John Stezaker intuitively transforms these found portraits into otherworldly, uncanny beings. Playing with our fascination with the face, Stezaker’s subtle yet unsettling interventions toy with the subconscious and the surreal…

John Stezaker
Works in the MOMA collection



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