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flowers of evil : herman cain dada

In his debates he looks almost bizarrely overconfident,brazenly¬† recycling the same answers and obsessed with the populist mantra of 9-9-9- as if its a toll free number where you can order the godfather himself for home delivery. Its always ladies … Continue reading

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women and television : its raining men at the zoo

If something is not spiritual, then its opposite can be seen as nihilistic. There is a good possibility at that television and mass market entertainment is for the most part, rooted in Dadaist thought. The ready-made, the generic; the abolition … Continue reading

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cabaret voltaire: an arcade project

Dada as just another shop, another boutique in the arcade? Dada put into question the myths surrounding originality, and the relationship of the artist to the category of “genius”. Dada suggested instead, or implied that everyone could be an artist, … Continue reading

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Photomontage, Berlin Dada & Adolf Scissorhands

Dada did not have homogenous and formal characteristics as other art styles. Dada cannot be considered an art style per se, but in general, an anti-art movement ¬†that began as a response to the mercantilism and colonialism that gave rise … Continue reading

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