Discoveries: Dada: The Revolt of Art

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Harry N. Abrams, 1 apr. 2006 - 127 pagina's
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each "Discoveries"(r) volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed, affordably priced, compact paperbacks bring ideas to life and amplify our understanding of civilization in a new way.
Dada was one of the most important and influential movements in 20th-century art. Beginning in the anti-establishment climate around World War I, it encompassed painting, sculpture, photography, poetry and language, graphic design, film, performing arts, and criticism in Europe and America.
Dada had an immense effect on art throughout the 20th century. Its emphasis on machines reflected similar mechanistic currents in art through the war years; its appropriation of advertising imagery was revived in Pop Art in later decades; and its anti-aesthetic, anti-object, and anti-art principles persisted in important spurs of artistic theory and practice through the end of the century.
The movement's history is outlined in this concise, readable text-the only short introduction devoted exclusively to Dada, supplemented with essential documents and a useful bibliography.

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Review: Dada: The Revolt of Art (Discoveries)

Gebruikersrecensie  - Tom Cherry - Goodreads

A introductory book, focusing on the history key ideas and figureheads of the dada movement. Includes a 'documents' section with a small selection of poems and texts. Fully illustrated throughout. Volledige recensie lezen

Review: Dada: The Revolt of Art (Discoveries)

Gebruikersrecensie  - Katherine - Goodreads

A surprisingly useful little book, with a few translations of primary sources in the back, which can be very hard to find in English. Worth the seven bucks I spent on it. Volledige recensie lezen

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Dada is the deliberate subversion of bourgeois values
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Over de auteur (2006)

Marc Dachy has studied and written about many avant-garde movements over the past thirty years and has published several volumes on Dada. In 2005 he organized the exhibition "Murayama/Schwitters" in Tokyo and published the "Archives du Mouvement Dada". He lives in Paris, France.

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