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By William S. Rubin

Illustrated survey of the nice events of Dada and Surrealism, describing their delivery and improvement, their philosophies, the artistic endeavors they produced, and their contribution to the paintings of the current.

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Galleria Schwarz, Milan 1 37 usto giacometti. Painting. 1920. Oil on canvas, 41* - 4 ! r' - inches. Collection Dr. G. Schaufelberger, Wiirenlos, Switzerland 8 JEAN (hans) arp. Portrait of Tzara. (1916). Painted wood 45 1 y { 1 1 1 1 2 that they personify beings life. The dread of our things is relief, made and embody passions larger than background of times, the paralyzing my art anticipating the injormel (fig. 44), which had its roots painters. work of other Dadaist personal association with the movement His brief encouraged the radicality of distinctive effect on in the his explorations but his style.

35 The materials he loved did not lend themselves lages to The structural framework of the colderives from the grid scaffoldings of Cubism and the radiating patterns of Futurism. these patterns with refuse — bus And finished pictures the intimacy he felt the articulation of to preserve in the toward But such miniaturism was not an unalloyed tickets, advertisements, — and the like had been foreshadowed, at least in principle, by the Cubists. But while the iconography of Cubist collage had a certain poetry, which evoked the haphazard studio-world in which the artist lived, this was incidental to its mainly letterheads, bottle labels, and he wanted large-size works, formal expressive aims.

And caress one another in Bend the lines, crack and lines fight together generous tenderness. smash angles expedient of being turned vertically and hung on a wall. and Paste smoothing surfaces over one another. . ... let a line rush by, tangible in wire. . manifestations or soirees pointed in this direction, but Then take wheels and axles, hurl them up and make them sing (mighty erections of aquatic giants). Axles dance mid-wheel roll globes barrels. Cogs flair teeth, find a sewing machine that yawns.

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