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SCHWITTERS, Kurt (1887 - 1948), Painter, collage artist, assemblage artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHWITTERS, Kurt (1887 - 1948), Painter, collage artist, assemblage artist, draughtsman

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 20 June 1887, in Hanover; died 8 January 1948, in Ambleside (Cumbria), England.

Painter, collage artist, assemblage artist, draughtsman, sculptor, engraver. Portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Dadaism.

Hanover Dadaist Group.

[not available online] [not available online]Nothing in Kurt Schwitters' early work gave any indication of his subsequent career as an innovator. He completed his secondary school

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