Daily Archives: July 8, 2016

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Who’s Your Dada? That’s Anti-Art, Baby!

“Dada was designed to be ghost-like and short-lived. . . Self-immolation was written into Dada’s very DNA, its main aesthetic tenant its brevity and self-destructiveness. . . Dada was a fully-realized, soulless expression of Dionysian excess. A howl of existential despair. And a casualty of war.” – Peter Fleming, The Hamilton Spectator. The more I deal with our burgeoning art business, the more I learn about art history and movements, particularly in the last 150 years. I am constantly encountering new words that represent genres of which I have never heard. The most elusive term to date is Dadaism. Please note, that when Ron […]