Kurt Schwitters
German, 1887-1948
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High auction record
£14m, Christie's, 2014
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture,
Vancouver Art Gallery
Theo van Doesburg: A New Expression of Life, Art and Technology,
Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR)
Modern Masters: Degenerate Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Bern,
Kunstmuseum Bern

Associated with the Dada movement, painter, poet, and mixed-media artist Kurt Schwitters is best known for his collage and assemblage works in which he transformed appropriated imagery and text from print media into dynamic and layered compositions. Schwitters studied at the Dresden Academy of Art with Otto Dix and

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