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dadaism was more than absurd, it was an attack on the past and present

The Movement That Worked to Destroy the Past, Present, and its Foundations

In Jacques Barzun”s excellent ‘From Dawn To Decadence (Amazon link),’ in the chapter titled ‘The Artist Prophet And Jester,’ he talks of the beginning of the movement that attacked foundations of the past, and the past itself. It was called the Dada movement, which along with its cousin Surrealism, detached themselves from the foundations of…

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