---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

---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

John Heartfield     Dada Picture     c. 1923  Quite reminds me of the art style used by the band Franz Ferdinand in their video "Take Me Out"

John Heartfield Dada Picture c. 1923 Quite reminds me of the art style used by the band Franz Ferdinand in their video "Take Me Out"

dada - Raoul Hausmann  http://paperstreetsupplies.com/art-and-artists/dada-collage-photomontage-by-raoul-hausmann/

dada - Raoul Hausmann http://paperstreetsupplies.com/art-and-artists/dada-collage-photomontage-by-raoul-hausmann/

'Smokers' (1920-25) by German fashion photographer & Dada artist Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969). via NYT

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'Smokers' (1920-25) by German fashion photographer & Dada artist Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969). via NYT

DADA- Raoul Hausmann’s c. 1920 assemblage, Mechanical Head (The Spirit of Our Age)

DADA- Raoul Hausmann’s c. 1920 assemblage, Mechanical Head (The Spirit of Our Age)

"The Pillars of Society" (1926), by George Grosz. Nationalgalerie, Berlin. Dada art movement (Co-founder of Dada in Berlin). The representatives of the (German, 20s) ruling class - press publishers, nationalists, monarchists and clerics - depicted as a class of brainless and amoral people.

The Pillars of Society by George Grosz

"The Pillars of Society" (1926), by George Grosz. Nationalgalerie, Berlin. Dada art movement (Co-founder of Dada in Berlin). The representatives of the (German, 20s) ruling class - press publishers, nationalists, monarchists and clerics - depicted as a class of brainless and amoral people.

This is a famous piece of Dada art, “collage arranged according to the laws of chance,” by Jean Arp. The artist ripped up pieces of paper, let them fall and then glued them where ever they landed. By leaving his art up to chance, he made a statement about life, saying everything in life is left up to chance and cannot always be controlled.

This is a famous piece of Dada art, “collage arranged according to the laws of chance,” by Jean Arp. The artist ripped up pieces of paper, let them fall and then glued them where ever they landed. By leaving his art up to chance, he made a statement about life, saying everything in life is left up to chance and cannot always be controlled.


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Colagem e fotomontagem, Raoul Hausmann \ As vanguardas tiveram lugar na reflexão da dimensão social. Completamente historicista, a vertente dadaísta redefine o objeto artístico no universo da inexistência de escala, apresenta-nos non sense. O absurdo.

Colagem e fotomontagem, Raoul Hausmann \ As vanguardas tiveram lugar na reflexão da dimensão social. Completamente historicista, a vertente dadaísta redefine o objeto artístico no universo da inexistência de escala, apresenta-nos non sense. O absurdo.

John Heartfield     Dada Picture     c. 1923  Quite reminds me of the art style used by the band Franz Ferdinand in their video "Take Me Out"

John Heartfield Dada Picture c. 1923 Quite reminds me of the art style used by the band Franz Ferdinand in their video "Take Me Out"

The Dada movement claimed to be anti-art and had a strong negative and destructive element. Rejecting all tradition, they sought complete freedom. Dada quickly spread from Zurich to other European cities. Dada artists claimed to have invented photomontage.

The Dada movement claimed to be anti-art and had a strong negative and destructive element. Rejecting all tradition, they sought complete freedom. Dada quickly spread from Zurich to other European cities. Dada artists claimed to have invented photomontage.

Interessante manier van het weergeven van typografie; Speels, maar toch enig zins gerangschikt.

Interessante manier van het weergeven van typografie; Speels, maar toch enig zins gerangschikt.

Hannah Hoch, collage di spirito tragicomico, denuncia alla superficialità della repubblica di Weimar.

Hannah Hoch, collage di spirito tragicomico, denuncia alla superficialità della repubblica di Weimar.

Hannah hock foto-montagem fundo geometrico, linhas diagonais com cores planas presença de elementos femininos desproporção das escalas

Hannah hock foto-montagem fundo geometrico, linhas diagonais com cores planas presença de elementos femininos desproporção das escalas

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