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Scattered Collage Artworks

The Clashing Harmonies Series by Marie Koetje is Visually Expressive

— October 13, 2013 — Art & Design
Combining expressive brush strokes with a muted palette of monochromatic and colored tones, the 'Clashing Harmonies' image series by Marie Koetje reveals the artist's strong point-of-view.

This scattered series of collaged masterpieces is a powerful commentary on society's obsession with technology. While the digital age has lead to countless innovations, our obsession with technology has lead to an overload of information and digital signals that are flooding our brain waves.

The 'Clashing Harmonies' image series marks the combination of collapsing, crushed and irregular forms that are overwhelming and unruly. While artist Marie Koetje's works feature a light and free-flowing backdrop of soft strokes, their finished product reveals a variety of layered geometric shapes that evoke an emotion of chaos.
Trend Themes
1. Expressive Collage Artworks - Opportunity for artists and designers to create visually striking collages that convey strong perspectives and commentaries on societal issues.
2. Muted Palette and Monochromatic Tones - Potential for fashion and interior design industries to adopt a subdued color palette and explore the artistic possibilities of monochromatic tones.
3. Digital Age Obsession Commentary - Chance for technology companies to reflect on society's obsession with technology and develop innovative solutions to address information overload and digital saturation.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Opportunity for artists and designers to experiment with scattered collage techniques and explore new artistic expressions.
2. Fashion - Potential for fashion industry to incorporate muted and monochromatic tones in clothing and accessories designs to create a unique visual aesthetic.
3. Technology - Chance for technology companies to develop disruptive innovations that mitigate information overload and bring balance to our digital lives.
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