Décollage, in art, is the opposite of collage; instead of an image being built up of all or parts of existing images, it is created by cutting, tearing away or otherwise removing, pieces of an original image.
Decollage Paris
Decollage Paris 2012 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

Using the lacerated poster as an artistic intervention to critique the advertising technique of large-scale advertisements.

Decollage Paris
Decollage Paris 2012 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

Decollage destroys the advertisement, but leaves its remnants on view for the public to contemplate.

Decollage Paris
Decollage Paris 2012 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

The intention is to present artworks in the city of Paris anonymously.

Decollage Paris
Decollage Paris 2012 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

Extract the defaced poster from its original context and to take it into areas of poetry, photography, or painting.

Decollage Paris
Decollage Paris 2012 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

It is as if it starts in the middle of the situation, rather than at the beginning.

Decollage Paris
Decollage Paris 2012 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

The French word "décollage" translates into English literally as "take-off" or "to become unglued" or "to become unstuck".

Decollage Paris
Decollage Paris 2012 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

Prints from the Decollage Series can be ordered solely in writing, by telephone or by appointment.

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Forrest
Eyebiza 2018 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

Eyebiza

The official Catalan name is Eivissa. Its name in Spanish is Ibiza. In British English, the name is usually pronounced in an approximation of the Spanish whereas in American English the pronunciation is closer to Latin American Spanish.
I call it Eyebiza

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Paris Kiss
Paris 2010 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

Paris

"Truth here lies in the beauty of the impulse and a spontaneity that is closely linked to the French spirit and its capital city. My models weren’t models in the sense that they didn’t pose. I was simply catching them flirting, fighting and kissing, in a very natural way."- Jans Bock-Schroeder

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Ibiza Seascape at night
Seascape Ibiza 2018 © Bock-Schroeder Foundation

Seascape

"Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think." - Robert Henri

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