Kurt Schwitters, Merz Column, 1923
Karl Waldmann No title 1920-1958 Collage
[Karl Waldmann was born near Dresden, Germany in 1899.
He disappeared around 1958. Exhibitions until 1958: unknown]
In 1928, El Lissitzky exhibited these photographic murals - or photo frescos, as Sergei Senkin called them - in his “Pressa” exhibition in Cologne, to document in the eyes of the Western World the capacities of photographic and overall graphic potentials of the soviet press, titled “The Task of the Press is the Education of the Masses”, thus breaking away from constructivism’s faktura into the new official language of factography.
Arthur Dove, The Critic (1925).
Andre Breton, Three Collage Poems, (1920’s)
"When will the arbitrary be granted the place it deserves in the formation of works and ideas?"
-Andre Breton, From For Dada
Sebastian Droste in The Way (1929), a film directed by photographer Francis Bruguière, who was known for his experiments with multiple exposures. The film was unfinished due to Droste’s death.
Francis Picabia, L’œil cacodylate, 1921, Huile sur toile et collage de photographies, cartes postales, papiers divers découpés, 148,6 x 117,4 cm
Centre Pompidou, © Jacques Faujour - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI (diffusion RMN)
© Adagp, Paris
El Lissitzky, PROUN (1922).