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Schwitters, Kurt (Herman Edward Karl Julius)locked

(b Hannover, June 20, 1887; d Kendal, Westmorland, England, Jan 8, 1948).
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German painter, sculptor, designer and writer. He studied at the Kunstakademie in Dresden (1909–14) and served as a clerical officer and mechanical draughtsman during World War I. At first his painting was naturalistic and then Impressionistic, until he came into contact with Expressionist art, particularly the art associated with ...

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