• Happy Birthday Kurt Schwitters

    4 years ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    June 20, 1887. Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters was a German painter who was born in Hanover, Germany. Schwitters 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, called Merz Pictures. In this image: Das Undbild, 1919, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart.
    Back in 2011, I wrote about Schwitters in a show for the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive. I'd never heard of him and hard rather a hard time putting my...
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