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3.11.08 Fantastic Art and DADA Other pre WWI Trends Besides Cubism: Themes of Fantasy Marc Chagall, I and the Village, 1911, i/c, 6;h Moishe Shagal Vitebsk St. Petersberg Paris Scuola Metafisica: Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978) The Soothsayer’s Recompense , 1913, o/c DADA: taken after what babies say, essentially nonsense. 1. Zurich – neutrality, artists flocked there to avoid the draft. World War I: 1914-1918, most of the Dada groups got started during WWI or just after. Wartime movement. Hugo Ball in “cubist suit” – poet, girlfriend was concert hall performer, Emmy Hennings. Would gather at Café Voltaire and talk about how pissed they were at the way, and how the dodged the draft. They wanted to express their feelings of anger in an artistic way. Couldn’t walk in the suit so he had to be carried on stage, then would recite his own
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Unformatted text preview: poetry, which would consist in one nonsense word repeated, or insult the audience until they would throw stuff at him. A night of madness. It was their way of saying war was crazy. They would intentionally act crazy while saying that is this craziness, or is the rest of Europe being crazy while thinking they were right 1966 recreation of 1916 Dada soiree. Jean (Hans) Arp (1887-1966) Duchamp also questioned art in a new way: Not just to revolt against he academy, but to question the whole concept of art as a notion of power and control And the artist as a Creative genius Signed the toilet a nonsense name Duschamps 3 rd theme: sexuality and the modern world. Compares humans and machines. New York Dada: Frances Picabia rich spoiled playboy. Loved Duchamp...
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