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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1931.

Performance artist, sculptor of assemblages, painter (mixed media).

Neo-Dadaism, Fluxus.

Geoffrey Hendricks joined Fluxus in 1966. In 1971, together with Bici Forbes Hendricks and George Maciunas, he created Flux Divorce, the movement's principal manifestation. He was also involved in several avant-garde festivals and, in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born January 1929, in Paris.

Painter.

François Hilsum's mother, Marcelle Granjux, was a painter and a pupil of André Lhote. His father, René Hilsum, an important member of the Dada movement published Unrivalled ( Sans Pareil) where appeared the first works by Breton, Aragon, Éluard, Soupault and Yourcenar. After studying at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, François Hilsum divided his time between art, publishing, journalism and public life. He devoted himself to painting, his primary vocation, only from the 1980s....

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German, 20th century, female.

Born 1 November 1889, in Gotha (Thuringia); died 1978 or 1979, in Berlin.

Painter, collage artist, sculptor, watercolourist, mixed media.

Dada. Berlin Dada.

Hannah Höch studied at the Städtischen Kunstgewerbe- und Handwerksschule Charlottenburg in Berlin from 1912 to 1914. In 1914, she received a bursary at the Werkbundausstellung in Cologne, then studied at the Lehranstalt des Kunstgewerbemuseums in Berlin with Emil Orlik. Her friendship with Raoul Hausmann dates from this period. In 1918, after World War I, she participated in the activities of the Berlin Dada group. Another member, Kurt Schwitters, suggested she add an ‘h’ to the end of her first name to make in palindromic. Höch exhibited for the first time in 1919, together with Hausmann, George Grosz and John Heartfield, at the Neumann Gallery in Berlin, showing watercolours and photomontages. Hausmann asked her to contribute politically inspired collages to the magazines ...

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German, 20th century, female.

Born 1899, in Cologne; died 1923.

Painter.

Dadaism.

Cologne Dadaist.

Angelika Hörle was the wife of Heinrich Hörle. Her Dadaist drawings and collages were reproduced in the Dada movement's journals, Bulletin D, The Maggot of Shame ( Die Schammade) and ...

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1 September 1895, in Cologne; died 3 July 1936, in Cologne.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver.

Dadaism.

Cologne Dadaist, Stupid Group, Gruppe Progressiver Künstler (Progressive Art Group).

Before dedicating himself to painting, Heinrich Hörle travelled to Belgium and the Netherlands. He then had a somewhat episodic training at the applied arts school in Cologne. He founded ...

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Chinese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France from 1989.

Born 1954, in Xiamen (Fujian).

Installation artist.

Conceptual Art.

Huang Yongping graduated from the fine arts academy of Zhejiang in 1982. He was active in the Xiamen Dada group. He left China for Paris in ...

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 23 April 1892, in Frankenau; died 20 April 1974, in Muralto, Switzerland.

Performance artist, poet, writer, painter.

Dada. Cabaret Voltaire.

As a medical student in Munich in 1912, Huelsenbeck met the poet and actor Hugo Ball. That winter he went to study philosophy at the Sorbonne and, as the Paris correspondent, contributed to Ball and Hans Leybold’s short-lived leftist periodical, ...

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Romanian, 20th century, male.

Active in Switzerland from 1915 toc.1922, active then naturalised in Israel from 1942.

Born 24 May 1895, in Bucharest, born Marcel Iancu; died 21 April 1984, in Tel Aviv.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, illustrator, architect.

Dadaism.

Zurich Dadaist, Artistes Radicaux, Das Neue Leben, New Horizons...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 15 May 1930, in Allendale (South Carolina) or Augusta (Georgia).

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, printmaker, mixed media, costume and set designer, illustrator. Encaustic.

Neo-Dadaism, Pop Art.

Jasper Johns grew up in South Carolina. He attended courses in art and painting at the University of South Carolina and, in 1948, enrolled in a commercial art school for two semesters in New York City. He served in the US Army for two years during the Korean War but was able to resume his studies at City College in New York in 1953, thanks to the GI Bill. It was at this time that he met his lifelong friend Robert Rauschenberg, the composer John Cage, and the dancer Merce Cunningham. He acted as artistic adviser for Cage and Cunningham’s dance company until 1972, collaborating with painters such as Robert Morris, Frank Stella, Bruce Nauman, and Andy Warhol. He lives and works in New York State and St Martin in the French West Indies. He has been a member of the New York Academy of Arts and Letters since 1988....

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1927, in Atlantic City (New Jersey); died 5 April 2006, in Encinitas near San Diego (California).

Happenings artist, environmental artist. Multimedia.

Neo-Dadaism.

Allan Kaprow studied under Hans Hofmann in 1947–1948. He wrote his doctoral thesis on Mondrian, under the supervision de Meyer Schapiro. In 1956–1958, he attended John Cage’s course at the New College for Social Research in New York. That period was witnessing a resurgence of interest in Dada and the advent of a belated, and quite unexpected wave of successors to Marcel Duchamp. Dada’s subversive response to art, its readiness to turn things on their head released Kaprow’s energies. He had a chair in art history, was involved in the creation of two galleries in New York, and pursued the activities which befitted a conceptual artist. He taught Visual Arts at the University of San Diego (California)....

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Russian, 20th century, male.

Born 1953, in Leningrad.

Book artist, printmaker (lithography), graphic artist.

Mikhail Karasik graduated with an art-graphics degree from the Leningrad State Pedagogical Institute. He is credited with pioneering the form of the artists’ book in Russia. Not only did he make them, he also encouraged his contemporaries to do so as well by curating numerous exhibitions and organising collective books, for example the ...

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Born 21 March 1887, in Érsekujvár; died 1967, in Budapest.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, graphic designer, engraver, collage artist, sculptor.

Dadaism, Constructivism.

Lajos Kassák ran away from home aged 13. He started his working life as a blacksmith and locksmith. He came into contact with the workers' movement and contributed to the Social Democrat magazine ...

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Yugoslav, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953.

Painter.

Zeljko Kipke lives and works in Zagreb. An art critic and theoretician he has been influenced by Malevich, Dada, Magritte, medieval frescoes and Byzantine art. He reproduces geometric shapes, fragments of machines, cylinders, pistons, wheels, freely interpreting them in order to come up with motifs detached from their context which appear to float across the canvas. He has shown his works at several solo exhibitions, notably at the Castres contemporary art centre in France in ...

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Croat, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1980.

Born 23 April 1924, in Osijek; died 7 December 2004, in Paris.

Painter, draughtswoman, screen printer.

Neo-Dadaism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Constructivism.

Gorgona Group.

Julije Knifer was a student at the academy of fine arts in Zagreb from 1951 to 1957...

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Czechoslovak, 20th century, male.

Born 1940, in Plzen.

Painter, draughtsman, performance artist, video artist. Multimedia.

Neo-Dadaism, Fluxus.

Between 1948 and 1956, Milan Knizak studied at the Mariánské Lázne school of music, at the academy of fine arts, and at the faculty of mathematics and physics in Prague. He taught at several American universities and art colleges in Germany and Austria. He was appointed rector of the academy of fine arts in Prague in ...

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1933, in New York.

Performance artist, environmental artist.

Neo-Dadaism, Fluxus.

Paris (FNAC): Wild Goose Moon; Jibway (1991)

Paris (Prints Collection)

Beaumont-Maillet, Laure/Woimant, Françoise/Pernoud, Emmanuel: De Bonnard à Baselitz - Dix ans d'enrichissements du Cabinet des estampes 1978-1988...

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Croat, 20th century, male.

Born 1921, in Petrinja.

Sculptor, draughtsman, installation artist, performance artist. Multimedia.

Neo-Dadaism, Conceptual Art.

Gorgona Group.

Ivan Kozaric trained at the school of fine art in Zagreb and after an initial stay in Paris where he frequently returned, he started producing work in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 30 June 1936, in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Painter, draughtsman, poet, sculptor, assemblage artist, installation artist, performance artist.

Neo-Dadaism, Visual Poetry.

Surrealist group.

At the age of 15, Jean-Jacques Lebel, whose father was an art specialist, was exchanging letters with André Breton and mixing with the Surrealists (he was later excluded, with Alain Jouffroy, in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Sculptor of assemblages.

While refusing to be associated with any avant-garde, whether historical, modern or post-modern, Alain Léonési has produced Dadaist assemblies, Surrealist symbolical objects, New Realism accumulations and conceptual installations. Under the general title Fantasies, he assembled every kind of rejected crockery, taking great care with the play of shapes and colours. Collective exhibitions include: Cabinet d'Amateur, Sète and École des Beaux-Arts, Angers (...

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 28 June 1893, in Zurich; died 1972, in Zurich.

Painter, sculptor, lithographer.

Constructivism.

Groups: Dada, Die Allianz.

Léo Leuppi studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule (college of arts and crafts) in Zurich. He was aligned with the Zurich Dadaist movement and worked for a period as a Cubist. In 1937, he founded and presided over the ...