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Kurt Schwitters

Author: Kultur International Films.; DOM Multimedia.
Publisher: West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [2008]
Series: Discovery of art.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kurt Schwitters is generally acknowledged as the twentieth century's greatest master of collage. He found himself at the forefront of contemporary art and allied himself with the avant-garde, including various Dada groups. Throughout his turbulent life, Schwitters stood his ground with his non-elitist creation of Merz, which laid the groundwork for Pop Art and post-modernism.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Kurt Schwitters; Kurt Schwitters; Kurt Schwitters
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kultur International Films.; DOM Multimedia.
ISBN: 0769786626 9780769786629
OCLC Number: 226299256
Notes: 51936.
Title from disc label.
Originally was produced in 2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital ; NTSC
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1. Schwitters' merz art - Beginning styles and influences - Art of drawing and sketching - The invention of merz art - The evolution of merz art - Work in dada art expression - Use and involvement in constructivism - Assemblages of Schwitters - Sculptures of Schwitters - Defining merzbau art - Graphics of Schwitters - Continuation of art in Norway - Schwitters settles in England - The artistic creed of Schwitters --
Part 2. Sculptures and assemblages - Schwitters' work in abstract art - Work with musical composition - The figurative art of Schwitters.
Series Title: Discovery of art.
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Kurt Schwitters is generally acknowledged as the twentieth century's greatest master of collage. He found himself at the forefront of contemporary art and allied himself with the avant-garde, including various Dada groups. Throughout his turbulent life, Schwitters stood his ground with his non-elitist creation of Merz, which laid the groundwork for Pop Art and post-modernism.

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