Dada or Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early
20th century. Dada in Zürich, Switzerland, began in 1916 at Cabaret Voltaire, ...
Artworks and artists: Dada, marked by its mockery, wit, and absurdity in relation to
materialistic and nationalistic attitudes, proved a powerful influence on artists ...
Dada emerged amid the brutality of World War I (1914–18)—a conflict that
claimed the lives of eight million military personnel and an estimated equal
number of ...
If, as dada artists claimed, their movement was a noisy alarm that woke modern
art from its slumber, then this drawing reveals how the alarm was sounded.
Dada was, officially, not a movement, its artists not artists and its art not art. That
sounds easy enough, doesn't it? Of course, there is a bit more to the story of ...
Dada was an art movement formed during the First World War in Zurich in
negative reaction to the horrors and folly of the war. The art, poetry and
Dada (1916-24): Nihilistic Anti-Art Movement Led by Tristan Tzara, Jean Arp and
Dadaism or Dada was a form of artistic anarchy that challenged the social,
political and cultural values of the time.
Dada, nihilistic movement in the arts that flourished primarily in Zürich,
Switzerland; New York City; Berlin, Cologne, and Hannover, Germany; and Paris
in the ...
Intentionally disrespectful, Duchamp's defacement was meant to express the
Dadaists' rejection of both artistic and cultural authority. (Private Collection).