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Memoirs of a Dada Drummer. Edited by Hans J. Sleinschmidt.

Art Memoir) Huelsenbeck, Richard.

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ISBN 10: 067046791X / ISBN 13: 9780670467914
Published by Viking Press, New York, 1969
From Gregor Rare Books (Langley, WA, U.S.A.)

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A Near Fine copy in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket with sunning to the spine. Richard Huelsenbeck - a seminal member of the original Dada group formed at Zurich's Cabaret Voltaire - looks back upon his role in Dada and Art (or rather"Anti-Art"), and tries to make some sense of it all. Though highly opinionated (especially in regards to the role of Tristan Tzara), he manages to objectively de-mystify much of the Dada legend and examine some of the human interactions and political and social motivations which sparked the birth of Dada. Low points include the incessant ¡°plugging¡± of his own work and his role in the birth of Dada, but this by no means overshadows his comments and observations about other Dadaists or the importance of the movement as a whole. Bookseller Inventory # 24266

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Title: Memoirs of a Dada Drummer. Edited by Hans J....

Publisher: Viking Press, New York

Publication Date: 1969

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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Huelsenbeck’s memoirs bring to life the concerns intellectual, artistic, and political of the individuals involved in the Dada movement and document the controversies within the movement and in response to it.

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Richard Huelsenbeck's memoirs bring to life the intellectual, artistic, and political concerns of the individuals involved in the Dada movement and document its controversies. Illustrated with woodcuts and drawings by George Grosz and Hans Arp, 'Memoirs of a Dada Drummer' also includes a sixteen-page section of rare photographs.

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