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Canadian, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 29 September 1946, in Vancouver.

Photomontage artist, photographer.

Jeff Wall studied art history and wrote a thesis on Dada photo montage, receiving a PhD from the Courtauld Institute in London. In 1987 he began teaching at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, where he lives. Conceptual at first, works like ...

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 3 March 1893, in San Francisco; died 12 March 1998, in Ojai (California).

Draughtswoman, watercolourist, illustrator, ceramicist, sculptor, writer. Figures, nudes.

Dadaism.

Beatrice Wood studied in Paris before the World War I, at the Académie Julian and the Comédie Française. She moved to Italy with Gordon Craig before returning to New York in ...

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1905, in Osaka; died 1972, in Ashiya.

Painter.

Neo-Dadaism.

Gutai group.

Yoshihara (or Yoshiwara) Jiro taught himself oil painting while studying commerce at Kansai Gakuin University, Nishinomiya. He won his first prize at the 1934 Nika-kai exhibition and in 1938...

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA since 1962.

Born 1932, in Oita.

Painter.

Neo-Dadaist Organisers group.

After studying at Musashino College of Fine Arts near Tokyo from 1951 to 1955, Yoshimura Masanobu taught painting to children until 1960. In 1962 he moved to New York. From ...

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 13 March 1880, in Veracruz; died 10 January 1961, in Stamford.

Painter, draughtsman, caricaturist, writer.

Dadaism.

Marius Zayas organised an exhibition of his caricatures in New York in 1913 following an earlier exhibition by Picabia. He struck up a friendship with this artist and also with Marcel Duchamp and Alfred Stieglitz, founder of Gallery ...