A Belgian Artist’s Collages Come to Life and Trick the EyeThe New Yorker December 14, 2015
The Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck started making found-photo collages in 2009 using vintage ads and images culled from old copies of magazines like Paris Match.
How Copy + Paste Got CoolAnna Jay, Refinery29 December 4, 2015
Collage art is making a major comeback. Forget Neil Buchanan with his PVA (clearly you already have), a new wave of artists are using mid-century magazine pages to make mind-bending works of art.
Sammy Slabbinck: Fantastic collages made from mid-century issues of Paris Match and PlayboyAlex Hawkins, It's Nice that December 2, 2015
Since closing his modern art gallery in 2009, Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck has been using his extensive collection of mid-century magazines to create surreal collages.
Sammy Slabbinck: a modern MagritteLucy Davies, Telephoto online November 30, 2015
Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck raids old copies of Paris Match to make works that tease - and terrify.
Sammy Slabbinck began buying midcentury magazines in his teens. It was the early Nineties and every weekend he would scour the flea market in his home town of Bruges.
Sammy Slabbinck: If Magritte had read womens magazines...Lucy Davies, The Telegraph November 28, 2015
Sammy Slabbinck began buying midcentury magazines in his teens. It was the early nineties and every weekend he would scour the the flea market in his home town of Bruges. When the economic crisis hit in 2009, he lost his job and began to experiment with the paper hoard he'd amassed over the previous decades, slicing the images from their original contexts into something wittier and more vital.