21st Century Dada: when logic is not enough

From Literary Kicks, here’s Claudia Moscovici on Barna Nemethi’s Fashionable 21st Century Dada:

“One of the most creative and irreverent art movements was Dada, founded by a Romanian poet, Tristan Tzara. Like Surrealism, which later sprung from it, Dada was a broad cultural movement, involving the visual arts, poetry, literature, theater, graphic design and–inevitably–even politics.

Born in the wake of the devastation caused by the First World War, Dada rejected “reason” and “logic,” which many of its artists associated with capitalist ideology and the war machine.”

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