Janco, Marcel, 1895-1984

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Rumanian dadaist painter.

From the description of Letters : Tel Aviv, to Henri Chopin, 1971-1984. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79625941

Romanian avant-garde painter, printmaker, architect and writer, Janco was a member of the group Dada in Zurich. After returning to Bucharest in 1920, he was one of the founders of the group Contimporanul and its eponymous review. In 1940 Janco emigrated to Israel.

From the description of Designs for theater costumes. 1930. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82218512

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referencedIn Marcel Janco : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Poupard-Lieussou, Yves. Correspondence and collected papers on Dada and Surrealism, 1905-1984 (bulk 1956-1979). Getty Research Institute
creatorOf JANCO, MARCEL. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Janco, Marcel, 1895-1984. Letters : Tel Aviv, to Henri Chopin, 1971-1984. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Janco, Marcel, 1895-1984. Designs for theater costumes. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Huelsenbeck, Richard, 1892-1974. Richard Huelsenbeck papers, 1910-1978. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Janco, Marcel, 1895-1984 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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correspondedWith Chopin, Henri person
correspondedWith Hausmann, Raoul, 1886-1971 person
associatedWith Huelsenbeck, Richard, 1892-1974. person
associatedWith Poupard-Lieussou, Yves. person
associatedWith Rosen, Rut. person
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Birth 1895-05-24

Death 1984-04-21


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