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  • Titus Toledo @7:42AM, 2016-06-16
    Tags: , dada, tzara   


    In 1920, a 25-year-old Tristan Tzara, poet and founder of Dada, gathered more than 100 works by over 40 artists in ten countries for an anthology which was to be called Dadaglobe. It was intended to be a representation of Dada’s literary and artistic production; a compilation of new and defining artworks from the likes of Man Ray, Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, and many more. Working with his peer Picabia, Tzara asked for solicitations from 50 contemporaries in four categories: photographic self-portraits, drawings, photographs of artworks, and designs for book pages, as well as literary works. The project was never realised, due to financial difficulties and group infighting, but this summer, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) explores the incredibly ambitious endeavour with a new exhibition, entitled Dadaglobe Reconstructed.

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  • Spread @6:09AM, 2015-09-01
    Tags: , dada, Max ernst   

    Max Ernst, “The Sirens Sing When The Reason Sleeps”

    Max Ernst, The Sirens sing when the Reason sleeps

  • Spread @3:40AM, 2015-09-01
    Tags: , , dada, duchamp,   


    Artwork: “Fountain” by Marcel Duchamp, 1917
    Poetry: “I Grow” by Dong Makabali, 1988


  • Spread @4:30AM, 2014-04-09
    Tags: , dada, hans richter   

    Hans Richter’s Encounters from Dada 

    “The history of art unfolds through positions and counterpositions, claims and counterclaims, sayings and gainsayings: in the search for an absolute freedom, as in Dada; or for an absolute order and discipline, as in Mondrain; in the search for the marvelous, the blue flower of the Romantics, for a new magic; or in the search for reality, a sociopolitical content. Everywhere, again and again, there is the search for the ‘new,’ for the future.” —Hans Richter, from the book “Encounters from Dada till Today”


    —Via Amazon.com

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