Kurt Schwitters


Kurt Schwitters
Kurt Schwitters
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About Kurt Schwitters
!   Lived from 1887-1948
!   Born June 20th, 1887 in Hanover
!   Generally acknowledged as the Twentieth Century’s greatest
master of collage
!   Winter of 1918-19 began to make collages
!   Heavily influenced by the work of Hans Arp
!   “MERZ” came from one of his first collages
!   “MERZ” became a type of brand name from 1922 began to
refer to himself at Kurt “Merz” Schwitters or simply “Merz”
Source: http://www.artchive.com/artchive/S/schwitters.html
Das Undbild
Painting-Collage, 1919
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DasUndbild.jpg
Anna Blume
Cover of Anna Blume, 1919
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kraftgenie/5041672866/
The original Merzbau which was
started in 1923 in his Hannover
Source: http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2011/04/kurt-schwitters-collages.html