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Kurt Schwitters: A Selection of Collages, is presenting the works of 20th century’s great master of collage and forefather of assemblage, the exhibition highlights a collection of abstract collages that the artist created between the 1920s and 1940s.

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KURT SCHWITTERS: A SELECTION OF COLLAGES
July 2 – August 24, 2019

I could see no reason why used tram tickets, bits of driftwood, buttons and old junk from attics and rubbish heaps should not serve well as materials for paintings; they suited the purpose just as well as factory-made paints. … It is possible to cry out using bits of old rubbish, and that’s what I did, gluing and nailing them …

KURT SCHWITTERS: A SELECTION OF COLLAGES
July 2 – August 24, 2019

I could see no reason why used tram tickets, bits of driftwood, buttons and old junk from attics and rubbish heaps should not serve well as materials for paintings; they suited the purpose just as well as factory-made paints. … It is possible to cry out using bits of old rubbish, and that’s what I did, gluing and nailing them together.
– Kurt Schwitters

NEW YORK—Nahmad Contemporary is pleased to announce Kurt Schwitters: A Selection of Collages, scheduled to run July 2 through August 24, 2019. Presenting the works of 20th …

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Nahmad Contemporary

Location

980 Madison Ave
Third Floor
New York, NY, US