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Raol Hausmann

This is one of the origins of collage/montage work. The Dada movement is interesting because it parallels the rise of fascism in Europe. What did they have in common? 300 more words


Train Karaoke

I am
On a train Somewhere
Outside Teignmouth.

It is very noisey.
Trains can’t sing Karaoke.
Nor can I.


How to Make a Dadaist Poem
(method of Tristan Tzara)
To make a Dadaist poem:

Take a newspaper.
Take a pair of scissors.
Choose an article as long as you are planning to make your poem.

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Triangles Are My Favourite Shape

Over the last year, I regularly found myself being the third end of attraction triangles, without trying for it one bit.

When it became pattern and I started taking offense about it, I complained to a friend who consoled me: … 1,302 more words


Man Ray's objects

In November, Man Ray’s archive will auction at Sotheby’s Paris.

Consisting of over 300 lots the sale will include a wealth of materials from his estate that span his life and career – including a huge array of photographs. 284 more words

Dada, anyone?

Dadaism may be one of the slipperiest and most deliberately annoying movements of modern art. It’s the sort of”art” that draws the rolled eyes, shaking heads, and remonstrating fingers of skeptics. 822 more words