DADAISM
Revision
Beginnings
• It is a post World War I cultural
movement
• It appeared in:
– Visual arts
– Literature (mainly poetry)
– The...
Beginnings
• It was a protest against the
barbarism of the War
• Dadaists believed War was an
oppressive intellectual rigi...
Beginnings
• Dadaist works are characterized
by:
– Deliberate irrationality
– Rejection of the prevailing standards
of art...
philosophy
• According to its proponents, Dadaá
was not art
• It was anti-Art
• For everything that art stood for,
Dadáaá ...
Philo philosophy
• Dadaá supposed that
– Where art was concerned with
aesthetics, Dadaá ignored them
– If art is to have a...
Influence
• Interpretation of Dadaá is
dependent entirely on the viewer.
• This movement was highly
influential in Modern ...
Artists
• They had become disillusioned by
Art, Art History and History in
general.
• Many of them were veterans of
World ...
Artists
• Members of the movement were:
– Hans Arp
– Marcel Duchamp
– picabia
– Marx Ernst
– Man Ray
– Kurt Schwitters
Ideas
• They became attracted to a
nihilistic view of the world
• They thought that nothing mankind
had achieved was worth...
Ideas
• The basis of Dadáa is nonsense.
• With the order of the world
destroyed by World War I, Dadáa
was a way to express...
Works
• They took normal objects but they
put them in such a way that were
completely useless.
• These objects received th...
Arp
Duchamp
Picabia
Ernst
Man Ray
Schwitters
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  1. 1. DADAISM Revision
  2. 2. Beginnings • It is a post World War I cultural movement • It appeared in: – Visual arts – Literature (mainly poetry) – Theatre – Graphic design
  3. 3. Beginnings • It was a protest against the barbarism of the War • Dadaists believed War was an oppressive intellectual rigidity in both: – Art – Everyday society
  4. 4. Beginnings • Dadaist works are characterized by: – Deliberate irrationality – Rejection of the prevailing standards of art • It influenced on later movements including Surrealism
  5. 5. philosophy • According to its proponents, Dadaá was not art • It was anti-Art • For everything that art stood for, Dadáaá was to represent the opposite
  6. 6. Philo philosophy • Dadaá supposed that – Where art was concerned with aesthetics, Dadaá ignored them – If art is to have at least an implicit or latent message, Dada strives to have no meaning • If art is to appeal to sensibilities, Dadaá offends
  7. 7. Influence • Interpretation of Dadaá is dependent entirely on the viewer. • This movement was highly influential in Modern Art. • It became a commentary on art and the world, thus becoming art itself.
  8. 8. Artists • They had become disillusioned by Art, Art History and History in general. • Many of them were veterans of World War I • They had grown cynical of humanity after seeing what men were capable of doing to each other on the battlefields of Europe.
  9. 9. Artists • Members of the movement were: – Hans Arp – Marcel Duchamp – picabia – Marx Ernst – Man Ray – Kurt Schwitters
  10. 10. Ideas • They became attracted to a nihilistic view of the world • They thought that nothing mankind had achieved was worthwhile, not even Art. • They created an Art in which chance and randomness formed the basis of creation
  11. 11. Ideas • The basis of Dadáa is nonsense. • With the order of the world destroyed by World War I, Dadáa was a way to express the confusion that was felt by many people as their own world was turned upside down.
  12. 12. Works • They took normal objects but they put them in such a way that were completely useless. • These objects received the name of `ready made´. • In paintings they tend to glue objects to the images, making of everything a kind of machine, something mechanic, no human
  13. 13. Arp
  14. 14. Duchamp
  15. 15. Picabia
  16. 16. Ernst
  17. 17. Man Ray
  18. 18. Schwitters

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