Kurt Schwitters

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Birthday
20, 1887
Birthplace
Hanover, Germany
Death Date
Jan 8, 1948 (60)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
20, 1887
Birthplace
Hanover, Germany
Death Date
Jan 8, 1948 (60)

About

Surrealist, Constructivist, and Dada artist who was best known for his expressive collages including "Merz Pictures." His artistic proficiency extended beyond collages, though, to include poetry, sound, painting, sculpture, graphic design, typography, and installation art.

Before Fame

He attended the Dresden Academy with .

Trivia

He was a close friend of artists and Raoul Hausmann.

Family Life

He married Helma Fischer in 1915, and their first son was born a year later.

Associated With

He studied and emulated the artistic style of Emil Nolde.