‘I wish to blur the firm boundaries which we self-certain people tend to delineate around all we can achieve.’ Dada artist and feminist Hannah Höch (German 1889–1978).

Dada artist Hannah Höch with her Dada Dolls, 1920

'Self-portrait' by German Dada artist Hannah Höch (1889-1978). Collage. via on art etc.:

'Self-portrait' by German Dada artist Hannah Höch collage. via on art etc.: Audrey's comment: I think she was influenced by Picasso's African masks here .

Today would have been the 125th birthday of feminist Dada artist Hannah Höch — dubbed “art’s original punk” by The Guardian earlier this year. As the article points out, Höch was an unlikely additi...

10 Female Dadaists You Should Know

10 Female dadaists you should know Today would have been the birthday of feminist Dada artist Hannah Höch — dubbed “art’s original punk” by The Guardian earlier this year. As the article points out, Höch was an unlikely additi.

The Dada movement claimed to be anti-art and had a strong negative and destructive element. Rejecting all tradition, they sought complete freedom. Dada quickly spread from Zurich to other European cities. Dada artists claimed to have invented photomontage.

The Dada movement claimed to be anti-art; it had a strong negative & destructive element. Rejecting all tradition, they sought complete freedom. Dada quickly spread from Zurich to other European cities. Dada artists claimed to have invented photomontage.

Hanna Höch "DaDa Dolls" 1916

Hanna Höch “DaDa Dolls” 1916

Hanna Höch, "DaDa Dolls" 1916 : toys of the avant-garde

German Girl, 1930 // Hannah Höch Hannah Höch was a German Dada artist. She is best known for her work of the Weimar period, when she was one of the originators of photomontage.

German Girl, 1930 // Hannah Höch Hannah Höch was a German Dada artist. She is best known for her work of the Weimar period, when she was one of the originators of photomontage.

Fountaine (Marcel Duchamp, 1917).

Perhaps the most famous and controversial Dada artwork of all was Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain. It consisted only of a urinal set on its back, but it raised a powerful question: “What exactly is worthy to be called art?

Indian Dancer, Hannah Höch (1889-1978) was the only female member of the Berlin Dada group founded around, 1918. In responding to the horror of World War I, Dada artists began to make works that really challenged every convention of art making. Many of their works were made with found objects, especially found photographs.

Hannah Höch Indian Dancer: From an Ethnographic Museum, 1930 Cut-and-pasted printed paper and metallic foil on paper 10 x 8

Hannah Hoch, Dada Artist

Hannah Hoch, Dada Artist Most influential woman in the movement with her Collages (a pioneer), and those Incredible Puppets ~

“Man Ray" Hoke, outsider/dada artist

“Man Ray" Hoke, outsider/dada artist

DADA....Dadaism 1916-1923....the avant garde art movement which began in Europe and reached its heights in New York 1915. Artist Beatrice Wood is known as the "Mama of Dada".

DADA Dadaism the avant garde art movement which began in Europe and reached its heights in NY 1915 Artist Beatrice Wood is known as the Mama of Dada

Dada Artists at the Cabaret Voltaire, 1916

The Zurich Dada group at Cafe Voltaire.

8 Forgotten Female Dada Artists Who Deserve To Be Remembered Meet the Mamas of Dada.

8 Forgotten Female Dada Artists Who Deserve To Be Remembered

8 Forgotten Female Dada Artists Who Deserve To Be Remembered Meet the Mamas of…

Sophie Taeuber with her puppets, Zurich 1918 -by Ernst Linck

Sophie Taeuber with their puppets, Zurich, 1918 - by Ernst Linck Artist, painter and sculptor Switzerland. In 1915 he met Jean Arp, whom he married in Both were part of the Zürich Dada movement.

Hannah Hoch ~Grotesque,1963 [also] via Nikki Denton

Hannah Hoch, Grotesque, 1963 on ArtStack

'Smokers' (1920-25) by German fashion photographer & Dada artist Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969). via NYT

Extra Credit

'Smokers' by German fashion photographer Dada artist Erwin Blumenfeld: This picture symbolizes Dadaism era, which was a time when art was influenced by an avant-garde feel with a lot of visual art and fashion becoming more abstract.

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