Dada was a protest by a group of European artists against World War I, bourgeois society, and the conservativism of traditional thought. This title presents an introduction to the movement, which flourished all over Europe and in New York between 1915 and 1925.
Dada was a protest by a group of European artists against World War I, bourgeois society, and the conservativism of traditional thought. Its followers used absurdities and non sequiturs to create artworks and performances which defied any intellectual analysis. This pocket-sized, profusely illustrated guide is the perfect introduction to the movement, which flourished all over Europe and in New York between 1915 and 1925.
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About Marc Dachy
Marc Dachy has written widely on Dada and the Surrealists.
Table of Contents
Introduction * 1. Dadaland * 2. Berlin: The Revolutionary Impulse 3. Dada Diaspora * 4. Paris: The Aesthetic Compromise
Dada: The Revolt of Art by Marc Dachy
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