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Army Green, Black, & Blue Chine Colle Watercolor with Found Object Collage
By Michael Pauker
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful abstract expressionist collage by Bay Area artist Michael Pauker (American, b.1957). Composed of two contrasting sections; army green with orange and warm neutral found obj...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings a...

Materials

Paper, Found Objects, Watercolor

Light Blue and Brown Chine Colle Watercolor with Found Object Collage
By Michael Pauker
Located in Soquel, CA
Beautiful abstract expressionist collage by Bay Area artist Michael Pauker (American, b.1957). Composed of two contrasting sections of light blue and brown, this piece has layers of ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Abstract Drawings a...

Materials

Found Objects, Paper, Watercolor

Contemporary Mixed Media Painting Found Object Film Collage Framed Unique Bright
By Winslow Tee
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original mixed media work by contemporary artist Winslow Tee. This work combines several gouache paintings with found objects in a collage that is framed in a contemporary black ...
Category

2010s Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Oil, Gouache

In the Nick of Time: African American collage painting w/ found objects & figure
By Richard J. Watson
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
"In The Nick Of Time" is an abstract collage / painting created from acrylic and found objects on leather mounted on round MDF panel. The work itself is 20" diameter, framed to 23" d...
Category

2010s Abstract Figurative Paintings

Materials

Panel, Leather, Fiberboard, Found Objects, Acrylic

Collage No. 3, Geometric Graphic Collage w/ Found Ephemera, Vintage Material
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects, Magazine Paper

Collage No. 4, Graphic Collage, Vintage Ephemera, Found Paper, Matted, Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects

Collage No. 5, Graphic Collage, Vintage Ephemera, Found Paper, Matted, Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects

Jim Rose Collage No. 2, Graphic Collage w/ Found Ephemera, Vintage Material
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Magazine Paper, Found Objects

Mihail (Chemiakin), Found Art Collage and Painting by Bokov
By Konstantin Bokov
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Konstantin Bokov, Ukrainian/American (1940 - ) Title: Mihail (Chemiakin) Year: 1985 Medium: Found Art Collage with Paint on Canvas, Signed and dated Size: 20 x 16 in. (50...
Category

1980s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Canvas, Found Objects, Oil

Queen Victoria -- contemporary abstract painting & collage with figure & objects
By Richard J. Watson
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
"QUEEN VICTORIA" is created and from acrylic and found objects on round MDF panel. It includes a photograph of a figure, pocket knife, beads, charms, and other unidentified objects i...
Category

Early 2000s Abstract Figurative Paintings

Materials

Found Objects, Acrylic, Panel

"#56 – BOTH WOUNDED A LITTLE", ink, pencil, gouache, collage, found text, poetry
By Amy Williams
Located in Toronto, Ontario
"#56 – BOTH WOUNDED A LITTLE" is from Amy Williams' series A Farewell to Arms – wherein the artist is working directly onto page 56 of a found copy of Ernest Hemingway's WWII romance...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Pencil, Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Gouache

Lydia Viscardi, Released_2017_found digital photograph, collage, oil_21.5x33_
By Lydia Viscardi
Located in Greenwich, CT
In a court of law, relying solely on memory is highly unreliable. Lydia Viscardi was drawn to these discarded trial documentation photographs of wrecked cars with the same fascinatio...
Category

2010s Other Art Style Paintings

Materials

Found Objects, Oil, Acrylic, Digital

Collage No. 49, Graphic Collage, Vintage Ephemera, Matted, Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Color Pencil, Paper

Collage No. 52, Graphic Collage Made From Printed Material, Matted & Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects

Price (X): geometric abstract mixed media collage painting w/ collage & black
By Mat Tomezsko
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
Mat Tomezko's "Price" series of mixed media collage paintings are constructed from periodicals, circulars, acrylic, asphalt, graffiti, and coal on panel. Using mostly found materials...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Asphaltum, Found Objects, Acrylic, Panel, Wood Panel, Magazine Paper, Ne...

Debra Smith "Shifting Vision #4" -- Abstract Vintage Silk Collage
By Debra Smith
Located in New York, NY
Debra Smith Shifting Vision #4, 2017 pieced vintage silk 18 x 15 in. This original textile collage by Debra Smith features bold red silk squares carefully stitched with with layers ...
Category

2010s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media, Silk

Debra Smith "Shifting Vision #5" -- Abstract Vintage Silk Collage
By Debra Smith
Located in New York, NY
Debra Smith Shifting Vision #5, 2017 pieced vintage silk 18 x 15 in. This original textile collage by Debra Smith features graphic shapes crafted with layers of vintage silk in vari...
Category

2010s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Found Objects, Silk, Mixed Media

Debra Smith "Shifting Vision #3" -- Abstract Vintage Silk Collage
By Debra Smith
Located in New York, NY
Debra Smith Shifting Vision #3, 2017 pieced vintage silk 18 x 15 in. This original textile collage by Debra Smith features graphic shapes crafted with layers of vintage silk in vari...
Category

2010s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media, Silk

Acrylic & Collage Cuban Figurative Portrait
By Hector Frank
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Despite international acclaim as one Cuba’s foremost living artists, Havana born Hector Frank never received a professional artistic education yet specialized in electronics. Now, in...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Archival Paper, Handmade Paper

Herbarium, Collage of Dried Water Lilies, Contemporary Artist
By Olafur Eliasson
Located in Hamburg, DE
Olafur Eliasson (Danish-Icelandic, b. 1967) Herbarium, 2021 Medium: Collage of dried and pressed Nympheas Ellisana water lilies (Latour-Marliac) on Lanaquarelle handmade paper, with ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Still-life Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Found Objects, Handmade Paper

Ryan Sarah Murphy, After, 2012, cardboard collage, 7 x 4.25 in
By Ryan Sarah Murphy
Located in Greenwich, CT
Ryan Sarah Murphy’s creative practice is intuitive and process-driven, generated by the found ephemera of her daily experience. Responding to the latent energy within discarded and r...
Category

2010s Constructivist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Glue, Found Objects, Cardboard

The Seeds of Time, abstract painterly collage in blue and yellow
By Andrea Burgay
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Artist Statement: 2020, Collage of layered book paper on book board, 8.5 x 8.25” Transformative collage processes reconstruct experiences and objects through the lens of memory, emo...
Category

2010s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects

Little Esops, Many Leaps (Chalk Drawing on Vintage Book Collage Paper)
Located in Hudson, NY
Chalk on vintage collaged paper with book cover 24 x 31.5 inches With vintage book pages serving as her background, Louise Laplante here works in chalk. Seven silhouetted hares appe...
Category

2010s Assemblage Mixed Media

Materials

Chalk, Paper, Found Objects

Ryan Sarah Murphy, Shift, 2015, cardboard collage, 4.75 x 7.75 in
By Ryan Sarah Murphy
Located in Greenwich, CT
Ryan Sarah Murphy’s creative practice is intuitive and process-driven, generated by the found ephemera of her daily experience. Responding to the latent energy within discarded and r...
Category

2010s Constructivist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Glue, Found Objects, Cardboard

"Saved from the Cannibals" Abstract Painting Collage
By Michael Pauker
Located in Soquel, CA
Abstract expressionist painting with collaged found object elements, including a torn page from Robinson Crusoe, vintage stamps, and old letters by Bay Area artist Michael Pauker (Am...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Wood, Found Objects, Mixed Media, Oil, Magazine Paper

Ryan Sarah Murphy, Before, 2018, cardboard collage and pencil on paper
By Ryan Sarah Murphy
Located in Greenwich, CT
Ryan Sarah Murphy’s creative practice is intuitive and process-driven, generated by the found ephemera of her daily experience. Responding to the latent energy within discarded and r...
Category

2010s Constructivist Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Paper, Pencil, Glue, Found Objects, Cardboard

Wallflower, Graphic Collage made from Printed Material, Matted and Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journals, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most ge...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Paper

"Cat-a-Mailman", watercolor, collage, whimsical, landscape, green, blue, clouds
By Alexandra Rozenman
Located in Boston, MA
Alexandra Rozenman’s “Cat-a- Mailman” is a 14 x 17 inch watercolor-collage on paper. In a familiar and comfortable landscape with a soft green field and a dramatic dark blue sky with...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Ink, Paper, Watercolor

Barcode Snowball Pattern Study, Graphic Collage, Pencil, Printed Material Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Pencil, Paper, Found Objects

"#70 – I AM TIRED", ink, pencil, gouache, collage, vintage, hemingway, poetry
By Amy Williams
Located in Toronto, Ontario
"#70 – I AM TIRED" is from Amy Williams' series "A Farewell to Arms" – wherein the artist works directly onto page 70 of a found copy of Ernest Hemingway's WWII romance novel. The ar...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Water...

Materials

Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Gouache, Pencil

Snowballs on Valentine's Day, Graphic Collage with Paper and Pencil, Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Pencil, Paper, Found Objects

"#220 – PEACE", ink, pencil, gouache, collage, vintage book, hemingway, poetry
By Amy Williams
Located in Toronto, Ontario
"#220 – PEACE" is from Amy Williams' series "A Farewell to Arms" – wherein the artist works directly onto page 220 of a found copy of Ernest Hemingway's WWII romance novel. The artis...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Water...

Materials

Gouache, Pencil, Paper, Found Objects, Ink

Thirsty, Greg Miller, 2020, Acrylic Paint/Spray Paint/Collage on Skateboard-text
By Greg Miller
Located in 326 N Coast Hwy. | Laguna Beach, CA
GREG MILLER "Thirsty" Acrylic Paint, Spray Paint, Collage Paper on Skateboard Planks 51 x 48 in Drawing from the diverse cultural and geographic makeup of his Californian roots, Gre...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Acrylic, Panel, Magazine Paper

"Wrong Side of the Tracks" - Mixed Media Figurative Landscape Collage
By Arn Ghigliazza
Located in Soquel, CA
Mixed media figurative landscape collage of pen & ink, photographs and drawing titled "Wrong Side of Tracks" by California artist Arn Ghigliazza (American, b. 1937), 2009. Titled and...
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Magazine Paper, Pen

Sprinkled Star - Framed Film Noir Collage of German Movie Star in Yellow
By Natalie Ciccoricco
Located in Gilroy, CA
Natalie Ciccoricco takes vintage images of German Film-Noir stars and incorporates them into her paper and thread collages. This series is titled "Ice Cream Noir" for its iconic ima...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Thread, Paper, Found Objects, Mixed Media, Photographic Paper

The Battle (of Grunwald) -- geometric abstract mixed media collage painting
By Mat Tomezsko
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA
Mat Tomezko's "Price" series of mixed media collage paintings are constructed from periodicals, circulars, acrylic, asphalt, graffiti, and coal on panel. Using mostly found materials...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Found Objects, Acrylic, Asphaltum, Panel, Wood Panel, Magazine Paper, Ne...

Looking and Seeing Graphic Collage made from Vintage Ephemera, Matted and Framed
By Jim Rose
Located in Chicago, IL
Taken from his personal journal, this collage shows the multi talents of famed steel furniture artist Jim Rose. The playfulness of this never-before seen work is Jim at his most gen...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects, Color Pencil

Conquest #1, 1, 2011, Ashkan Honarvar, Collage, Contemporary, Found Images
By Ashkan Honarvar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Honarvar gathers materials from different visual and contextual worlds – slicing up fashion magazines, newspapers, home and garden glossies, art history books, scientific journals, e...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media

Daily Collage: April 8, 1981
By John Evans
Located in New York, NY
Each day, beginning in 1964 and ending at the turn of the millennium (a seemingly appropriate date to stop). Evans created a collage from found objects ranging from clippings, busin...
Category

1980s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Archival Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Watercolor

Daily Collage: January 27, 1979
By John Evans
Located in New York, NY
Each day, beginning in 1964 and ending at the turn of the millennium (a seemingly appropriate date to stop). Evans created a collage from found objects ranging from clippings, busin...
Category

1970s Mixed Media

Materials

Archival Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Watercolor

Daily Collage: February 10, 1979
By John Evans
Located in New York, NY
Each day, beginning in 1964 and ending at the turn of the millennium (a seemingly appropriate date to stop). Evans created a collage from found objects ranging from clippings, busin...
Category

1970s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Archival Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Watercolor

Daily Collage: January 17, 1983
By John Evans
Located in New York, NY
Each day, beginning in 1964 and ending at the turn of the millennium (a seemingly appropriate date to stop). Evans created a collage from found objects ranging from clippings, busin...
Category

1980s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Archival Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Watercolor

Daily Collage: April 18, 1985
By John Evans
Located in New York, NY
Each day, beginning in 1964 and ending at the turn of the millennium (a seemingly appropriate date to stop). Evans created a collage from found objects ranging from clippings, busin...
Category

1980s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Watercolor, Archival Paper, Found Objects, Ink

"Song-errands, unwearied," a framed collage by Matt Gonzalez
By Matt Gonzalez
Located in San Francisco, CA
Framed collage by San Francisco-based Artist Matt Gonzalez. The piece is made entirely of paper and materials found by the Artist. The piece is primarily blue, with darker undertones...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects

Daily Collage: January 20, 1983
By John Evans
Located in New York, NY
Each day, beginning in 1964 and ending at the turn of the millennium (a seemingly appropriate date to stop). Evans created a collage from found objects ranging from clippings, busin...
Category

1980s Abstract More Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Found Objects, Ink, Watercolor

Daily Collage: January 23, 1980
By John Evans
Located in New York, NY
Each day, beginning in 1964 and ending at the turn of the millennium (a seemingly appropriate date to stop). Evans created a collage from found objects ranging from clippings, busin...
Category

1970s Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Ink, Watercolor, Archival Paper

"After the autumn-waiver, flowersome," a framed collage by Matt Gonzalez
By Matt Gonzalez
Located in San Francisco, CA
Framed collage by San Francisco-based Artist Matt Gonzalez. The piece is made entirely of paper and materials found by the Artist. The piece is primarily green, with yellow undertone...
Category

2010s Contemporary More Art

Materials

Found Objects

"The clouds stacked into distances," a framed collage by Matt Gonzalez
By Matt Gonzalez
Located in San Francisco, CA
Framed collage by San Francisco-based Artist Matt Gonzalez. The piece is made entirely of paper and materials found by the Artist. The piece is primarily white, with grey undertones....
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects

King of Works -The Divine Two, Ashkan Honarvar, 2015, Collage, Contemporary
By Ashkan Honarvar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ashkan Honarvar´s collages present the human body at the center of microcosmic theaters of dichotomy in which irrationality permeates logic, serenity belies violence, and luxury secr...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects

"Resounding-wide, the visionstem," a framed collage by Matt Gonzalez
By Matt Gonzalez
Located in San Francisco, CA
A framed found-paper collage by San Francisco-based artist Matt Gonzalez.
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Gel Pen

King of Worms - Set 3, Ashkan Honarvar, 2015, Collage, Contemporary, Hand Cut
By Ashkan Honarvar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ashkan Honarvar´s collages present the human body at the center of microcosmic theaters of dichotomy in which irrationality permeates logic, serenity belies violence, and luxury secr...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects

Automata, Mother Nature, unique collage on gold leaf
Located in Toronto, Ontario
The Automata series combines early 20th century illustrations of machines, dolls, plants, insects and animals into eccentric fantasies of female embodiments of nature, culture, scien...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gold Leaf

King of Worms - Set 4, Ashkan Honarvar, 2015, Collage, Contemporary Art
By Ashkan Honarvar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Honarvar gathers materials from different visual and contextual worlds – slicing up fashion magazines, newspapers, home and garden glossies, art history books, scientific journals, e...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media

King of Worms - Golden Lullaby 1, Ashkan Honarvar, 2015, Collage, Contemporary
By Ashkan Honarvar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ashkan Honarvar´s collages present the human body at the center of microcosmic theaters of dichotomy in which irrationality permeates logic, serenity belies violence, and luxury secr...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media

King of Worms - Growth, Ashkan Honarvar, 2015, Collage, Contemporary Art
By Ashkan Honarvar
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Honarvar gathers materials from different visual and contextual worlds – slicing up fashion magazines, newspapers, home and garden glossies, art history books, scientific journals, e...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media

"Wind-awry, she exchanges the recollection," a framed collage by Matt Gonzalez.
By Matt Gonzalez
Located in San Francisco, CA
Framed collage by San Francisco-based Artist Matt Gonzalez. The piece is made entirely of paper and materials found by the Artist. Framed dimensions measure 32.5 x 56.75 inches. Th...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects

Automata-Mother of Invention, Unique collage on gold leaf
Located in Toronto, Ontario
The Automata series combines early 20th century illustrations of machines, dolls, plants, insects and animals into eccentric fantasies of female embodiments of nature, culture, scien...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gold Leaf

"The glimmer looms up from the foliage," a framed collage by Matt Gonzalez
By Matt Gonzalez
Located in San Francisco, CA
Framed collage by San Francisco-based Artist Matt Gonzalez. The piece is made entirely of paper and materials found by the Artist. Framed dimensions measure 20.75 x 16.75 inches. T...
Category

2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Found Objects

Mixed Media, "Room for Rent" (Collage, Abstraction, Color Field)
By Gordon Lee
Located in Binghamton, NY
Gordon Lee's "Room for Rent" is a mixed media work on paper. The piece features painted elements alongside collaged images of industrial spaces. Playing off the title of the work, "R...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media

Materials

Paper, Mixed Media, Found Objects

"Aegean Collage no. 64" Ippolito (Modernism, New York, Abstract Expressionism)
By Angelo Ippolito
Located in Binghamton, NY
Abstract Expressionist Angelo Ippolito's, "Aegean Collage no. 64", features a bright red background decorated with Japanese characters in white. Slightly obscuring the lettering is a...
Category

1980s Abstract Expressionist Mixed Media

Materials

Found Objects, Mixed Media

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Found Object Collage For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact found object collage you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Find Abstract versions now, or shop for Abstract creations for a more modern example of these cherished works. You’re likely to find the perfect found object collage among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those made as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re looking to add a found object collage to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of beige, gray, brown, white and more. There have been many interesting found object collage examples over the years, but those made by Jim Rose, Amy Williams, Ryan Sarah Murphy, Debra Smith and Lydia Viscardi are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in found objects, paper and paint. A large found object collage can prove too dominant for some spaces — a smaller found object collage, measuring 1.5 high and 4.25 wide, may better suit your needs.

How Much is a Found Object Collage?

The price for a found object collage in our collection starts at $131 and tops out at $27,000 with the average selling for $1,650.