Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) and Georges Braque (1882-1963) were the two earliest modern they  become cofounders of the cubist movement

Picasso’s collages include Still Life with a Chair Caning (1911-1912); Guitar. Sheet Music and Wine Glass; and Man with a Guitar. Fruit Dish and Glass (1912) and Violin and Pipe (1913) are among Braque’s collages.

Max Ernst

One of the founders of the surrealist and the dada movements, Max Ernst (1891-1976) never received any formal training in art. His collages include Le Limacon de Chambre (1920) and The Postman Ceval (1932).

Man Ray

Better known today for his photography, Man Ray (1890-1976) considered himself a painter. His collages include Involute (1917) and The Revolving Doors (1916-1917), a series of ten collages.

Hannah Hoch

Hannah Hoch (1889-1978) was a German artist who was the first woman accepted in the Dada Movement. In 1919, Hoch was the first artist to create a photomontage. Among her collages are Hochfinanz (1923), Equilibre (1925) and Made for a Party (1936).

Romare Bearden

American collage master Romare Bearden (1911-1988), Bearden was a composer, a cartoonist, social worker, an author and a civil rights activist. His collages include Pittsburg Memory (1964), Return of the Prodigal Son (1967) and The Calabash (1970).