Sammy Slabbinck is a Belgium born artist who likes to muck about with our concepts of the old and the new. Sammy’s surreal and chopped up collages are interesting, but not in a crap pretentious way, they just look cool and frig about with your brain a bit.
Seeing as I don’t know anything about art at all, I’ll let the knowledgeable fellows from Saatchi & Saatchi fill you in:
Sammy Slabbinck renders dynamic collage prints, combining vintage photographs with contemporary compositional styles. The images are cut up into pieces and redistributed, playing with exaggeration and proportions. Other times, the images are placed in a reverse context, juxtaposing modern ideals with traditional states of mind. Sammy Slabbinck is a Belgian artist. His eye for muted tones and surreal compositions make his work engaging and memorable.
Yeah, that’s what I was trying to say. Any way, have a look at these over the following slides: