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Sophie Taeuber-Arp - YouTube

Sophie Taeuber-Arp - YouTube

Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland – 30 August 1991 in Bern) was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art.

Model for 'Le Cyclop - La Tête' by Swiss artist Jean Tinguely Wire, scrap iron, plaster bandages, paint, 82 x 77 x 47 cm. via Museum Tinguely

Fountaine (Marcel Duchamp, 1917).

Perhaps the most famous and controversial Dada artwork of all was Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain. It consisted only of a urinal set on its back, but it raised a powerful question: “What exactly is worthy to be called art?

"This fine example of ‘oddness in action’ is this photo of a guy named Hugo Ball elaborately reciting a poem called Karawane. Hugo Ball, Hans Arp, Tristan Tzara und Marcel Janco were the founders of the famous Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich (Switzerland) which is known to be “the cradle of dadaism”. Dadaism was a cultural movement that involved visual arts, literature, poetry, theatre and graphic design." – via @susanasuju

Hugo Ball reciting the Dadaist poem Karawane

Dada or Dadaism was an art movement which began in Zurich, Switzerland in 1916, spreading to Berlin shortly thereafter. It was born out of negative reaction to the horrors of World War I. Dada rejected reason and logic, prizing nonsense, irrationality and intuition. Dada activities included public gatherings, demonstrations, and publication of art/literary journals; passionate coverage of art, politics, and culture were topics often discussed in a variety of media.

The publication 'Der Dada' which began in This publication was of huge importance to the political message of Dada

Sophie Taeuber with her puppets, Zurich 1918 -by Ernst Linck

Sophie Taeuber with their puppets, Zurich, 1918 - by Ernst Linck Artist, painter and sculptor Switzerland. In 1915 he met Jean Arp, whom he married in Both were part of the Zürich Dada movement.

Sophie Taeuber Arp http://cosmicmachine.blogspot.com/2011/05/sophie-taeuber-arp-dada-puppets-surreal.html

Sophie Taeuber-Arp Ascona 1925 I didn't know much about Sophie Taeuber-Arp until a few months ago.

Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland – 30 August 1991 in Bern) was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics. photo by photo-maker, via Flickr

Jean Tinguely May 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland – 30 August 1991 in Bern) was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics.

Cabaret Voltaire - Dada House in Zürich Switzerland

Cabaret Voltaire: the Dada House

Discover Cabaret Voltaire: the Dada House in Zurich, Switzerland: One hundred years ago this small house in downtown Zürich became the birthplace of the Dada movement.

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