Raoul Hausmann

1886–1971

Raoul Hausmann, ‘The Art Critic’ 1919–20
The Art Critic 1919–20
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Biography

Raoul Hausmann (July 12, 1886 – February 1, 1971) was an Austrian artist and writer. One of the key figures in Berlin Dada, his experimental photographic collages, sound poetry and institutional critiques would have a profound influence on the European Avant-Garde in the aftermath of World War I.

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Features

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