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image and quote by
Kurt Schwitters

Merz art strives for immediate expression by shortening the path from intuition to visual manifestation of the artwork…. …they will receive my new work als they always have when something new presents itself: with indignation and screams of scorn.

* Kurt Schwitters, source of artist quotes on Dada Art & life: ‘Merz Painting’ (1919); as quoted in “I is Style”, ed. Siegfried Gohr & Gunda Luyken, commissioned by Rudi Fuchs, director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NAI Publishers, Rotterdam 2000, p. 91 (Dadaist German painter, poet and sculptor, famous for his Merz art, Merzbau, Ursonate;)

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