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Kurt Schwitters

Laure Prouvost: A Turner Prize for the Senses

MutualArt | Posted 02.17.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Laure Prouvost, surprised many by taking home the prestigious prize with her moving piece Wantee, which weaves together a fictional narrative about her grandfather's relationship with artist Kurt Schwitters.

Kurt Schwitters' Art of Redemption

David Galenson | Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

When Schwitters died, he was poor and largely forgotten by the art world. But the rise of assemblage and neo-Dada in the 1950s and '60s brought a renewed interest in earlier forms of radical conceptual innovation.

Please Be Clean When You Do It: Interview With Jim Lee

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Ridley Howard

I like the term intervention when referring to my painting process. I just try to react off of things...marks on the painted surface, purposely warping a stretcher bar, cutting something then putting it back together. I want to create a scenario in which I have to fix something.

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D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Like Kurt Schwitters before her, Julie Schenkelberg breathes life into the lost and forgotten.

Kurt Schwitters and the Precarious Divide Between Art and Life

Matthew Harrison Tedford | Posted 10.25.2011 | San Francisco
Matthew Harrison Tedford

From a distance, the works included in Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive possess the austere look of any work of "high art."

Street Art, Orgies & Car Crashes: The Work Of Miss Bugs

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A stunningly horrendous car crash. A windshield smashed in by a wooden stump. A shard of white light cutting sharply through a smoke cloud which rises...

Sir Peter Blake Speaks About His Collection of Curiosities

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

The vintage worlds of fairgrounds, Victorian curios, cultural detritus and memorabilia have been Sir Peter Blake's passion for most of his life.