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Manipulating Falsehood

Hannah Höch, Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada through the Beer-Belly of the Weimar Republic (particolare), 1919, collage of pasted papers, 90 x 144 cm, Staatliche Museen, Berlin   In 1916, in Zurich, Dadaism was born, a current that belongs to the group of the so-called historical avant-gardes that marked and revolutionized the artistic scene of the first thirty years of the twentieth century. Certainly Dada, as the name already testifies, with its strong playful component and dubious origin, is […]