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Schwitters, Kurt 1887-1948

Overview
Works: 1,176 works in 2,936 publications in 6 languages and 26,221 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Catalogs  History  Musical settings  Records and correspondence  Catalogues raisonnés  Educational films  Internet videos 
Subject Headings: Artists 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Performer, Honoree, Artist, Creator, Composer, Other, Editor, Contributor, Dedicatee, Interviewee, Narrator, Singer, Author of introduction, Translator, Arranger
Classifications: N6888.S42, 709.2
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Most widely held works about Kurt Schwitters
 
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Most widely held works by Kurt Schwitters
Kurt Schwitters by John Elderfield( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das literarische Werk by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in German and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ursonate : und andere konsequente Dichtung by Kurt Schwitters( )

4 editions published in 2014 in Undetermined and German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werke by Ensemble aventure( )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin : Songs of love and war, peace and exile by Theo Bleckmann( )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ursonate : for 2 voices and musical environment by Kurt Schwitters( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Schwitters, I is style by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

15 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rez.: weiteres Ex.: Nds 399 Schwit/46
Ursonate by Kurt Schwitters( Recording )

48 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth. außerdem: The real disuda of the nightmare. Ribble bobble pimlico. Ri ribble. - Interpr.: Eberhard Blum (Stimme). - Aufn.: 1991. - BEIHEFT FEHLT!
Merz( )

in German and English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract of issues published : Merz 1 (Jan. 1923) : Holland Dada (contributions by Hans Arp, Theo van Doesburg, Francis Picabia, Hannah Höch, Kurt Schwitters) ; Merz 2 (Apr. 1923) (contributions by Hans Arp, Theo van Doesburg and 'Manifest Proletkunst' signed by Hans Arp, Kurt Schwitters, Tristan Tzara, Christian Spengemann) ; Merz 3 (<Juni> 1923) (six lithographs by Kurt Schwitters in a folder) ; Merz 4 (Juli 1923) : Banalitäten [Banalities] (contributions by Hans Arp, Theodor Fraenkel, Tristan Tzara, Man Ray, Gerrit Rieveld, Otto Nievel, Raoul Hausmann) ; Merz 5 (<Sept.> 1923) : 7 Arpaden [7 Arp things] (seven lithographs by Hans Arp) ; Merz 6 (Okt. 1923) : Imitatoren (contributions by Han Arp, El Lissitsky, Piet Mondrian, Kurt Schwitters, Tristan Tzara) ; Merz 7 (Jan. 1924) : Tapsheft [Fumble issue] (contributions by Hans Arp, Walter Gropius, El Lissitsky and Tristan Tzara's speech at the 1924 Dada Congress, Weimar) ; Merz 8/9 (Apr.-Juli 1924) : Nasci [Sweets] : edited by Kurt Schwitters and El Lissitzky ; the latter's typography was influenced by the Russian Constructivists and by 'De Stijl' ; Merz 10 (1924) : Bauhausbuch [announced but never published] ; Merz 11 (1924) : Typoreklame [Typography propoganda] (relates to Kurt Schwitters work for Pelican Inks) ; Merz 12 (1924) : Der Hahnepeter [The Roosterpeter] (childrens book by Kurt Schwitters and Käthe Steinitz) ; Merz 13 (1925) : a record of Kurt Schwitters reading 'Lautsonate' [Phonetic Sonata] ; Merz 14/15 (1925) : Die Scheuche [The Scarecrow] : childrens book by Kurt Schwitters, Käthe Steinitz, Theo van Doesburg ; Merz 16/17 (1925) : Die Märchen vom Paradies [Fairy Tales from paradise] (childrens book by Kurt Schwitters and Käthe Steinitz) ; Merz 18/19 (1925) : Grosstadtbauten [Metropolitan Mode] ; Merz 20 (1927) : Katalog (autobiographical essay by Kurt Schwitters) ; Merz 21 (1931) : Erstes Veilschenheft [First violet issue] (collection of Merz poems, part of : Merzbau : The Great Pillar. or. Temple of Erotic Misery) ; Merz 22 and Merz 23 [announced but never published] ; Merz 24 (1932) : Ursonate. [Information from : Print Collectors' newsletter, Vol. 8, no. 4 (Sept./Oct. 1977)]
Das literarische Werk by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Merz Schwitters : a biographical study by Gwendolen Webster( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Schwitters in Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten by Ernst Nündel( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in German and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Duitse kunstenaar Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948)
Anna Blume und andere : Literatur und Grafik by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Schwitters : Merzbild 24 A by Kurt Schwitters( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Schwitters is generally acknowledged as the twentieth century's greatest master of collage. He found himself at the forefront of contemporary art and allied himself with the avant-garde, including various Dada groups. Throughout his turbulent life, Schwitters stood his ground with his non-elitist creation of Merz, which laid the groundwork for Pop Art and post-modernism
Das literarische Werk by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Blume und ich. Die gesammelten "Anna Blume." Texte by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das literarische Werk by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in German and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das literarische Werk by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

26 editions published between 1918 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Schwitters : "Bürger und Idiot" : Beiträge zu Werk und Wirkung eines Gesamtkünstlers : mit unveröffentlichten Briefen an Walter Gropius by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das literarische Werk by Kurt Schwitters( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Kourt Svitters

Kurt Schwitters

Kurt Schwitters artista alemán

Kurt Schwitters artista alemany

Kurt Schwitters artiste allemand

Kurt Schwitters deutscher Maler, Werbegrafiker und Universalkünstler des Dadaismus

Kurt Schwitters Duits kunstschilder

Kurt Schwitters German artist

Kurt Schwitters germana dadaisto, pentristo, poeto kaj artisto

Kurt Schwitters německý umělec, spisovatel, Dada

Kurt Schwitters niemiecki intelektualista i artysta; przedstawiciel dadaizmu

Kurt Schwitters pittore e artista tedesco

Kurt Schwitters Tysk konstnär

Kurt Šviters

Kurts Šviterss

Lambert, Conrad

Merz 1887-1948

Merz, K. S.

Merz, K. S. 1887-1948

Merz Schwitters, Kurt

Merz-Schwitters, Kurt 1887-1948

Schwitters 1887-1948

Schwitters, Herman Edward Karl Julius

Schwitters, Kurt Herman Edward Karl Julius

Schwitters, Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius

Schwitters Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius 1887-1948

Schwitters, Kurt Merz

Schwitters Kurt Merz 1887-1948

Shuvittāsu, Kuruto, 1887-1948

Shvitėrs, Kurt, 1887-1948

Shvitters, Kurt, 1887-1948

Šviters, Kurt, 1887-1948

Šviterss, Kurts, 1887-1948

Κουρτ Σβίττερς

Σβίττερς, Κουρτ, 1887-1948

Курт Швитерс

Курт Швітэрс

Швитерс, Курт, 1887-1948

Швиттерс, Курт

Швиттерс, Курт, 1887-1948

Швітэрс, Курт, 1887-1948

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קורט שוויטרס אמן גרמני

שוויטרס, קורט, 1887-1948

كورت شويتيرز فنان ألماني

کورت شویترس

クルト・シュヴィッタース

クルト・シュヴィッタース, 1887-1948

シュヴィッタース

シュヴィッタース, クルト, 1887-1948

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Kurt Merz Schwitters : a biographical studyThe collages of Kurt Schwitters : tradition and innovationLucky Hans and other Merz fairy talesKurt Schwitters' Merzbau : the Cathedral of erotic miseryMerz : in the beginning was Merz : from Kurt Schwitters to the present dayKurt Schwitters, catalogue raisonnéKurt Schwitters