Date: Sat Jul 7, 2001 10:37 pm
Subject: Re: Boycott the dadafest: animal cruelty!
'During World War
I, searches for new and fantastic subject matter and
content came into focus. Zurich was the first important center
arosean art, a literature, and even a music of the fantastic
Hugo Ball, Richard Huelsenbeck, Tristan Tzara, Marcel Janco,
Jean Arp,and Hans Richter were the leaders whose demonstrations,
readings of poetry, noise concerts, art exhibitions, and writings
attacked the traditions
and preconceptions of Western art and literature. Thrown together
Zurich, these young artists expressed their reactions to the
spreading hysteria and madness of a world at war, in forms
that were intended as only negative, anarchic and destructive.
From the very beginning, however, the dadaists showed a seriousness
of purpose and a search for a new vision and content that
went beyond any frivilous desire to outrage the bourgeoisie....'
History of Modern Art
last night was not dada at all, but only a frivilous desire
to outrage (the general public). Or a very vain attempt at
I'm an artist and
I would not support this. And I'm pretty
when it comes to other people's work.
At the very least
the police might see this along the same lines as
That's fairly illegal.