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Author: Erin Aldana
This lesson will explore Dada.
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Notes on "Dada"

Key Terms


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.


To assemble unaltered found objects into a composition.


A technique used to create a composite photograph by cutting and pasting photographs to create one seamless photographic print.

Image Credits

Hugo Ball at the Cabaret Voltaire, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hugo_Ball_Cabaret_Voltaire.jpg , Hugo Ball, Karawane, Public Domain, Collage with Squares Arranged According to the Laws of Chance
fair use according to wikipaintings: http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/jean-arp/untitled, Hannah Hoch, Cut with the Kitchen Knife, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hoch-Cut_With_the_Kitchen_Knife.jpg, Fountain; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Duchamp_Fountaine.jpg, Hausmann, Mechanical Head, Fair Use according to Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MechanicalHead-Hausmann.jpg