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Hannah Höch—one of the few women associated with the Dada movement and a pioneer of photomontage

Alan Magee, "Portrait of Hannah Höch," digital photomontage on dye sub paper, 10 x 8 inches. Hannah Hoch was one of the few women associated with the Dada movement and a pioneer of photomontage.

---Walter Benjamin recognized the importance of Dada when he wrote in 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction' that when authenticity ceases to be an important part of making art, "the total function of art is reversed. Instead of being based on ritual it begins to be based on another practice, politics." ---Image:http://www.johnvalentino.com/Teaching/Art190/Projects/190Proj2/Dada.html

ABCD Self-portrait (deliberately random assemblage of newspaper clips and cutout letters) by Raoul Hausmann, 1923 Dadaism

hannah hoch collage eyes lips fingernails pop mash leggings inspiration

Accidental Mysteries, A Weekly Gallery of Images: Observatory: Design Observer

hannah hoch collage eyes lips fingernails pop mash leggings inspiration

Accidental Mysteries, A Weekly Gallery of Images: Observatory: Design Observer

Annegret Soltau: Self Portrait Coined by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, the term ‘collage’ points towards a medium simultaneously serious and tongue-in-cheek; a technique that is deeply referential of the political world in which the works were produced. Via the assemblage of different objects and images, collage interrogates the fundamental concept of what it is to create art, whilst offering a prismatic reflection of the social change and upheaval of the twentieth century.

Top 10 Collage Artists: Hannah Höch to Man Ray

Annegret Soltau, Self Portrait, German artist Annegret Soltau constructs collage using photographs of her own face and body, stitched with black thread, confronting explicit issues in an imaginative manner.

dada dolls by hannah hoch, from 'toys of the avant garde'

Hannah Höch, DaDa Dolls, 1916 I like it a lot because they are the most interesting dolls I've ever seen. It is clearly handmade. It is a successful montage mainly because it is hard to understand it and the lighting and colors are perfect.

hannah hoch - self portrait

Alan Magee, "Portrait of Hannah Höch," digital photomontage on dye sub paper, 10 x 8 inches. Hannah Hoch was one of the few women associated with the Dada movement and a pioneer of photomontage.

Hannah Höch. Collage II (On Filet Ground). c. 1925. Cut-and-pasted printed and painted paper on printed paper.

Hannah Höch, Collage II (On filet Ground), c. Cut-and-pasted printed and painted paper on printed paper, x cm

Address book of artist, Hannah Höch [1917-1978]

Man- I've rewritten my address book every time a few people change addresses so it's tidy! Darn it, it would have been so much cooler and better if I'd simply stuffed the old ones with new pages! Address book of artist, Hannah Höch