Dada, Surrealism, And Their Heritage

Dada Surrealism And Their Heritage None

  • Title: Dada, Surrealism, And Their Heritage
  • Author: William Rubin
  • ISBN: 9780870702846
  • Page: 269
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. An analysis on the artistic concepts of Dada and Surrealism and their significance during the second world war. Art was used as a means of conveying and communicating the social problems which caused disturbances, if not degradation of human values, and even of human life. Surrealism attempted to translate and even expound on the workings of the unconscious mind, heavily influenced by Freudian ideas, portraying bizarre subjects: most motifs found on dreams and nightmares. Most readers will find [...]

    2. Called anarchism (and by implication, dada) apolitical.I'm out.I'm done.Fuck everything.Fuck these writers that excise all political consciousness from the body of techniques, post-coital retrohistoricisations of a collective power that exceeds their liberal discursive limitations, monopolisation of the cultural godhead of spectacular capital. BUT HEY WOAW THAT ONE GUY'S HOUSE GOT REALLY WHACKY ISN'T DADA FUNN. IT GOT BOMBED DURING WWII BUT LET'S IGNORE THAT AND ALL ITS POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS.Ev [...]

    3. A good introduction to the subject(s). Major artists are discussed in a general way and the book is filled with some cool art from each artist. Probably not helpful to someone already way into Dada/Surrealism, but it was a good read.

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