Dada Russian 1914-1924

Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum


The Reina Sofía Museum offers a tour of the Russian avant-garde art produced during the heyday of Dada – between World War I and Lenin’s death –, exploring the features both movements share, such as the negation of classical art, the innovative fusion between the visual and the verbal, the extravagant performances, and the anti-war campaigns. With a selection of almost 500 works by 90 artists, including El Lissitzky, Kazimir Malévich, and Vladimir Tatlin, and abundant multimedia material – photographs, publications, films, and audios –, the exhibition reveals the political implications of the movement and its use of denial, irony, and absurdity... [+]

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