Monday, 2 November 2015

Bellmer: Dadaism

Destruction; liberation; unconscious; chance; nonsense; ready-mades; anti-bourgeois; nihilistic; witty
Post-World War I; French: "hobby-horse"; all received moral, political and aesthetic beliefs had been destroyed by war; destructive, irreverent and liberating approach to art; gave way to Surrealism in mid-1920s; "new reality"; shock; shaking society out of nationalism and materialism which had led to carnage of WWI, Duchamp, Picabia, Ray, Ernst, Schwitters

1 comment:

  1. Good Robin! This is much more useful than just copying page-loads of text...
    See my comment on your 'Reference Words' posting....