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This glorious evaluation of recent learn on Dada and Surrealism blends professional synthesis of the most recent scholarship with thoroughly new examine, providing historic assurance in addition to in-depth dialogue of thematic parts starting from illegal activity to gender.

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  • One of the 1st stories to provide worldwide assurance of the 2 activities, it's also a piece facing the serious and cultural aftermath of Dada and Surrealism within the later 20th century
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He concludes that the Lautgedichte must have been performed by Ball at the cabaret on June 23, 1916 in a lesser‐known makeshift costume, and at the Waag on July 14 in the cubistic costume (Mann 1976). Perrottet recalls Ball at the dress rehearsal for the Waag soirée: He stood, dressed in cardboard as a priest quite simply before a lectern, on it lay a large book like a bible. He read from it what Dada wanted. Away with convention, away with the lie, away with forms that had become dead. Perrottet in Schrott (1992, 51) Ball records that he had made some programmatic statements prior to reciting his verses.

1996. Automatic Woman: The Representation of Woman in Surrealism. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. Crow, Thomas. 1985. ” In Pollock and After: The Critical Debate, edited by Francis Frascina. London: Harper and Row, pp. 233–266. Dachy, Marc. 1990. Journal du mouvement Dada. Geneva: Skira. [English edition: 1990. The Dada Movement 1915–23. ] Dickerman, Leah (ed). 2006. Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris (exhib catalogue). Washington: National Gallery of Art.

Volksrecht in Sheppard (1996, 200) In April, another paper was reminding readers that “the recital podium at the Cabaret Voltaire is open to all” (Zürcher Post in Sheppard 1996, 202). We know almost nothing about these contributions, though entries in Ball’s edited diaries, published in 1927 as Die Flucht aus der Zeit (Flight out of Time), give a sense of their variety and unpredictability (Ball 1992). 2 Sources such as press reviews, programs, letters, and diaries all make clear that the works we now recognize as of a most demonstratively avant‐garde character were performed at special occasions at the cabaret, before a more selected audience than usual, with a more structured evening’s program and often with a modest commercial dimension.

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