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A Rose is a Rrose

Marcel Duchamp’s alter-ego, Rrose Sélavy, began showing up in Man Ray photos around 1921. Dressed in full drag, the name is meant to be a pun on  “Eros, c’est la vie”, […]

VIDEO: Dreams That Money Can Buy- a 1947 Surrealist Feast

Dreams That Money Can Buy was made in 1947 in a collaboration with director Hans Richter and Surrealism/Dada super stars Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Alexander Calder, Darius Milhaud […]

LHOOQ

Duchamp said it best with his readymade LHOOQ (which if read aloud, in French it sounds like “Elle a chaud au cul”..which pretty much translates to “She has a hot […]

VIDEO: What is Dada?

Dada was started in Zurich in the 19teens as a rebellion in both art and politics and a reaction to World War I in Europe. It is based on randomness, […]

VIDEO: The Dadaist Films of Hans Richter

Flying hats, floating neck ties, stacked guns- Hans Richter’s Dadaist film “Ghosts Before Breakfast” from 1927 is nothing short of amazing- and inspiring. The film opens with “The Nazi destroyed […]

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