dada Ashley Howes
<ul><li>The dada movement began around 1915 and continued until about 1923.  For many it was an anti-war (World War I) mov...
<ul><li>The artists were shocked by the war, and wanted to produce something shocking. </li></ul><ul><li>They wanted to be...
<ul><li>According to the artists, dada was not real art, it was anti-art – meant to be everything opposite of what art sto...
<ul><li>Dada was a movement in visual art, but also literature  (mainly poetry), theatre, and graphic design. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The dada movement developed in European countries as well as in America – mostly in New York. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The art coming out of New York tended to be more whimsical and less about the violence that was happening in Europ...
<ul><li>Interpretation of dada is meant to be entirely dependent on the viewer – you decide! </li></ul>
<ul><li>Many people think that at a meeting in 1916 a paper knife was stuck into a French-German dictionary and was pointi...
<ul><li>Some prolific artists are:  </li></ul><ul><li>Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) </li></ul><ul><li>readymades, and helped ...
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  1. 1. dada Ashley Howes
  2. 2. <ul><li>The dada movement began around 1915 and continued until about 1923. For many it was an anti-war (World War I) movement protesting traditional beliefs of art. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The artists were shocked by the war, and wanted to produce something shocking. </li></ul><ul><li>They wanted to be different and produce things that were different. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>According to the artists, dada was not real art, it was anti-art – meant to be everything opposite of what art stood for </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Dada was a movement in visual art, but also literature (mainly poetry), theatre, and graphic design. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The dada movement developed in European countries as well as in America – mostly in New York. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The art coming out of New York tended to be more whimsical and less about the violence that was happening in Europe. </li></ul>picture
  8. 8. <ul><li>Interpretation of dada is meant to be entirely dependent on the viewer – you decide! </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Many people think that at a meeting in 1916 a paper knife was stuck into a French-German dictionary and was pointing to the word “dada” </li></ul><ul><li>French: “hobbyhorse” </li></ul><ul><li>German: “nothing at all” </li></ul><ul><li>A child’s nonsense word – meaningless babble </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Some prolific artists are: </li></ul><ul><li>Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) </li></ul><ul><li>readymades, and helped form American branch of the dada movement </li></ul><ul><li>Max Ernst (1891-1976) </li></ul><ul><li>an early Dadaist… helped form the Germany dada group </li></ul><ul><li>Raoul Hausmann (1886-1971) </li></ul><ul><li>Raoul Hausmann was the cofounder of the Berlin Dada movement in </li></ul><ul><li>917, and the creator of photomontage in the following year. </li></ul><ul><li>Man Ray (1890-1976) </li></ul><ul><li>While living in New York City, with his friend Marcel Duchamp, he formed the American branch of the Dada movement, which began in Europe as a radical rejection of traditional art. </li></ul>

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