Kurt Schwitters

Painting, Visual Artist

1887 – 1948

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Who was Kurt Schwitters?

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.

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Born
Jun 20, 1887
Hanover
Also known as
  • Schwitters, Kurt
  • Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters
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Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Academy of Fine Arts Dresden
Lived in
  • Hanover
Died
Jan 8, 1948
Kendal

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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