There are plenty of practitioners who’ve carved a well-deserved niche out with the medium — like Javier Pinon, whose iconic cowboys-and-furniture works give the cut-and-paste aesthetic new life.) ...Brian Douglas, a.k.a. Elbow-Toe, gives us 2010’s "Bears" — a cut paper on birch panel work that pictures a man helping a woman out of her bear costume. The craftsmanship is impeccable, and the weirdo narrative is intriguing and anything but obvious.
On the walls, the work of Brian Adam Douglas (also known as “Elbow-Toe”) thrills.
His gorgeous collages are so papery and textural, colourful and luminous
that they look like vibrant, painterly Old Masters.