---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." ---

---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." ---

Okola - Kurt Schwitters, 1926....something like this would be cool with ticket stubs and sheet music with some pages of old books

Okola - Kurt Schwitters, 1926....something like this would be cool with ticket stubs and sheet music with some pages of old books

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Schwitters was forced to flee Germany when his work was condemned as ‘degenerate’ by Germany’s Nazi government and the show traces the impact of exile on his work

Schwitters was forced to flee Germany when his work was condemned as ‘degenerate’ by Germany’s Nazi government and the show traces the impact of exile on his work


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blastedheath:  Kurt Schwitters (German, 1887-1948), Berlin, 1940. Paper collage on board, collage: 23 x 18 cm.; board: 30 x 20 cm.

blastedheath: Kurt Schwitters (German, 1887-1948), Berlin, 1940. Paper collage on board, collage: 23 x 18 cm.; board: 30 x 20 cm.

Kurt Schwitters. Love the ability to take ordinary found objects and turn them into something else less ordinary

Kurt Schwitters. Love the ability to take ordinary found objects and turn them into something else less ordinary

leon-lucas: Kurt Schwitters - Picture of Spatial Growths - Picture with Two Small Dogs, 1920-39

leon-lucas: Kurt Schwitters - Picture of Spatial Growths - Picture with Two Small Dogs, 1920-39

KURT SCHWITTERS, Untitled (Vanlilla Chocolate No 103c). Signed KS and dated -21. Collage, paper mounted on paper, image size 13 x 10 cm, sheet size 17.6 x 11.9 cm.

KURT SCHWITTERS, Untitled (Vanlilla Chocolate No 103c). Signed KS and dated -21. Collage, paper mounted on paper, image size 13 x 10 cm, sheet size 17.6 x 11.9 cm.

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