dadaism definition

  • noun:
    • A cultural movement that began in simple Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1920, which involved artistic arts, literary works (poetry, art manifestos, art concept), theatre, and graphical design, which concentrated its anti-war politic through a rejection of the prevailing criteria in art through anti-art social works.
    • a nihilistic art activity (especially in artwork) that flourished in Europe at the beginning of the twentieth century; centered on irrationality and negation of the accepted guidelines of beauty
    • A cultural movement that started in simple Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1920, which involved artistic arts, literature (poetry, art manifestos, art principle), theater, and graphical design, which focused its anti-war politic through a rejection of current requirements in art through anti-art cultural works.
    • a nihilistic art activity (especially in painting) that flourished in European countries early in the 20th century; considering irrationality and negation associated with the accepted laws and regulations of beauty

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