Raoul Hausmann correspondence, 1909-1971 (bulk 1960s)


Raoul Hausmann correspondence, 1909-1971 (bulk 1960s)

This collection of 420 letters, with a few manuscripts and clippings details Hausmann's life in exile and chronicles his professional activities from 1945-1971, with most letters dating to the 1960s. Letters with artists, writers, dealers, critics and publishers contain detailed accounts of the original artists of Berlin Dada, including arguments over the interpretation and importance of various artists (including Hannah Höch, John Heartfield) and works within the Dada movement. Hausmann refers frequently to his work in phonetic poetry and other of his "inventions." Letters also contain discussions of post-war art movements and political events.

.5 linear ft. (ca. 450 items)




SNAC Resource ID: 8235758

Getty Research Institute

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Garnier, Pierre, 1899-....

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Sulzbach, Renée

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