The media is the medium

Artist Fred Tomaselli re-imagines The New York Times

(Image credit: Fred Tomaselli)

Collage artist Fred Tomaselli is known for his self-described "psychotropic works," which are often made with anything but your typical artistic materials — including pharmaceuticals, meticulously cut papers, and leaves. He has worked this way for decades, using oversized painted wood panels as his canvas, which he then photo-collages, coats in resin, and often paints again.

Now the Brooklyn-based artist is using a more meta medium: The New York Times front page.

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