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  • noun Plural form of dadaist.


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  • The pages that follow are filled with legendary men, the surrealists and cubists and dadaists who shaped bohemian Paris, all of them presented here fighting and eating and jostling to make a living, as well as making love, just like Kiki herself.

    Kiki de Montparnasse by Jose-Luis Bocquet and Catel Muller – review

  • Q: How many dadaists does it take to change a light bulb?

    Making Light: Open thread 137

  • Caroline Bergvall, SouthamptonCompared to today, the first half of the 20th century was a golden era for art and poetry crossbreeding, from the dadaists to concrete poetry.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Her dominant aesthetic is grounded in constructivism, but in Paris she forged this with a sensibility learned from the surrealists, dadaists, and neo-romantics.

    Ilse Bing.

  • For my funeral, I would like all to act like dadaists.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • For my funeral, I would like all to act like dadaists.

    The sense of the absurd

  • That's 10 "generations," not including such subdivisions as "second-generation abstract expressionist" and completely leaving out a whole parallel strain of modern art from the dadaists through the pop artists to people like Koons.

    The 'Greatest' Cliche

  • That was, to a degree, the failure of the dadaists.

    Yeah, not so much

  • Similarly, the writings of the German dadaists are usually discussed in the standard surveys of expressionism, although the ties are very tenuous — at least esthetically speaking.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The early dadaists hoped to find the objective stuff of art by ridding themselves of all social and aesthetic restraints and giving a free rein to the unconscious or chance.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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