2007-5-Universal Language

Universal Language & the Avant-Garde Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling

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Universal Language & the Avant-Garde Stendhal Gallery May 10 – July 28, 2007 Stendhal Gallery proudly presents Universal Language & The Avant-Garde, a show exploring the creative relationship between artists Hans Richter (1888-1976) and Viking Eggeling (1880-1925). Each believed that art had the ability to communicate a universal language, permeating national borders and understood by […]

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2006-06 Hans Richter: Art and Anti-Art

The Brooklyn Rail: Hans Richter

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Art and Anti-Art Maya Stendhal Gallery June 15-September 16, 2006 by David Markus Hans Richter is best known to art history for his contributions to avant-garde cinema. “Rhythmus 21” (1921)— one of the earliest examples of abstract film—set a precedent for the application of painterly formalism to the expanding realm of cinematography. And works like […]

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2006-06 Hans Richter: Art and Anti-Art

The New Yorker: Hans Richter

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HANS RICHTER The death knell for Dada sounded in 1924, according to art historians, and many artists moved into Surrealism. Others, like Richter ( 1888 – 1976), a founder of Zurich Dada, never vacated the premises. In fact, he wrote one of the early comprehensive texts on the subject, “Dada: Art and Anti-Art” (1965). Richter’s […]

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