Kurt Schwitters

Jun 20, 1887 - Jan 8, 1948

Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters was a German artist who was born in Hanover, Germany.
Schwitters worked in several genres and media, including dadaism, 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, called Merz Pictures.
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“I could see no reason why used tram tickets, bits of driftwood, buttons and old junk from attics and rubbish heaps should not serve well as materials for paintings; they suited the purpose just as well as factory-made paints It is possible to cry out using bits of old rubbish, and that's what I did, gluing and nailing them together.”

Kurt Schwitters
Jun 20, 1887 - Jan 8, 1948
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