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poemes dada - Google Search

poemes dada - Google Search

Concrete poetry at its finest. It tells a visual story using letterform.

We talk about it all night long We define our moral ground But when I crawl into your arms Everything comes tumbling down (lyrics by Nick Cave)

the elements and principles of design

the elements and principles of design

The black type in the back over the white causing the word contrast to show through

“Forsythia” by Mary Ellen Solt (1965) via http://visual-poetry.tumblr.com

Mary Ellen Solt "Forsythia" was composed in 1965 and published in

concrete poetry 1960s - Google Search

concrete poetry 1960s - Google Search

The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature, poetry, art manifestoes, art theory, theatre, and graphic design, and concentrated its anti-war politics through a rejection of the prevailing standards in art through anti-art cultural works. In addition to being anti-war, Dada was also anti-bourgeois and had political affinities with the radical left.

Kurt Schwitters Cover of “Anna Blume, Dichtungen,” 1919 “Consistent poetry is made of letters. Letters as such have no sound, they offer only tonal possibilities, to be valuated.


Dada Phone - by Tristan Tzara, Paris, 1920

Calligrammes, guillaume apollinaire

¤ 'L'Oiseau et le Bouquet' Calligrammes, Guillaume Apollinaire.


Les calligrammes


The All Sound Music Of The Future: Dada and Punk: Towards Real Opposition Music

George Grosz & John Heartfield - Dada-merica, photographs, typography, hair, matches and other objects.


guillaume apollinaire the original calligram artist dada

George Grosz - dadabild - photomontage dada - 1919-20 Germany.

Research credit: Giordana Marino


"It cannot be called our mother, but our grave.

Fortunato Depero — Depero Futurista – 1927

Depero of De Stijl movement

dadaism 1920s - Google Search

From Futurism to Art Deco (Luca De Michele)

Ilia Zdanevich, poster for Tristan Tzara “Soirée du coeur à barbe”

Love Dada!! Der Sturm, Oct 1919. Wood engraving by Johannes Molzahn

Der Sturm, Oct Wood engraving by Johannes Molzahn