Kurt Schwitters: A Portrait from Life.

Dadaism] Steinitz, Kate Trauman.

Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, 1968
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A Fine tight copy in a Very Good plus dust jacket with a shallow chip to the head of spine and spine sunning. Schwitters was a German art5ist who worked in several genres and media, including Dada, Constructivism, Surrealism, poetry, sound, painting, sculpture, graphic design, typography, and what came to be known as installation art. He is most famous for his collages, In this memoir of her friendship and collaboration with Kurt Switters, Kate Steinitz provides a recreation of the artist's life and work. Schwitters was a prominent proponent of avant-garde art that transcended Dada to produce a collage form he called "Merz" that integrated poetry, prose, typography, the plastic arts and architecture. The author includes "Collision", a science-fiction opera libretto that she wrote with Schwitters. Bookseller Inventory # 25330

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Title: Kurt Schwitters: A Portrait from Life.

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley

Publication Date: 1968

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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