Dan Rizzie

American, b. 1951

206 followers

Dan Rizzie

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American, b. 1951

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206
Biography

Dan Rizzie's multifaceted mixed-media pieces have established him as one of the most successful collage artists of the 20th century. His works may contain layers of newspaper, paint, wax, or dirt, and he often incorporates filigree, historic decorative patterns, and bold botanic imagery: a signature motif is graphic silhouettes of birds or flowers cast in front of decorative, abstract patterns. While his artistic sources are vast, Rizzie’s compositions are unified and explore traditional imagery in contemporary application.

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Group show at a major institution
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Biography

Dan Rizzie's multifaceted mixed-media pieces have established him as one of the most successful collage artists of the 20th century. His works may contain layers of newspaper, paint, wax, or dirt, and he often incorporates filigree, historic decorative patterns, and bold botanic imagery: a signature motif is graphic silhouettes of birds or flowers cast in front of decorative, abstract patterns. While his artistic sources are vast, Rizzie’s compositions are unified and explore traditional imagery in contemporary application.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
New Museum, and 1 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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