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John Elderfield
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Kurt Schwitters

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Paperback, 424 pages
Published December 1st 1987 by Thames & Hudson (first published 1985)
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Mar 31, 2015 Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Everything you ever wanted to know about the great German experimental artist Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948), to be sure. John Elderfield provides 300 pages of cultural and historical context along with the artistic development of this most original of creators. At one point he writes, “Schwitters talked a great deal of wanting to combine all the arts in a synthesis . . . In practice, however, what he did mainly was “to efface the boundaries between the arts” not in fact by linking all of them toge
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