This lesson discusses the ideology behind the artistic movement of Dada, and some examples of works from this movement.
Terms to Know
A 20th-century European avant-garde art movement characterized by performances and anti-war themes.
A French word meaning "a pasting," it is artwork created by using the technique of layering unrelated scraps or fragments into a composition.
The technique of making art using three- and two-dimensional objects in one composition.
A technique used to create a composite photograph by cutting and pasting photographs to create one seamless photographic print.
To assemble unaltered found objects into a composition.
Image of Ball, Karawane, Public Domain,
; Image of Arp, Collage Arranged According to the Laws of Chance, Fair Use According to Wikipaintings, http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/jean-arp/untitled#...; Image of Hoch, Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada through the Last Weimer Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch in Germany, Public Domain,
; Image of Duchamp, Fountain, Public Domain,