Lot 771: DADA -- (DOESBURG, Th. v. & K. SCHWITTERS). 'Programma Kleine Dada Soirée'.
November 16, 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
DADA -- (DOESBURG, Th. v. & K. SCHWITTERS). 'Programma Kleine Dada Soirée'. (The Hague, 1922). Poster printed in black and red. 300 x 299 mm. (Part of lower left margin replaced by photostat over a lenght of 100 mm, visible folds, pin hole in all corners, 2 small chips in upper margin). Poster which also served as a programme for the Dada performances ("Dada veldtocht"/"Dada Campaign") given by Theo and Nelly van Doesburg, Kurt Schwitters and Vilmos Huszár during December 1922 and the beginninig of 1923. First of two versions with date "1923" in the upper outer corner. Adorned with citations from Tristan Tzara, Francis Picabia, and others. The programme entailed an introduction to Dada by Van Doesburg 'Dadasofie', a story by Schwitters, 'Gedichte von abstracter Lyrik', 'Simultaneïstisch-mechan: dans' by Huszár and 'Tre marcie per la bestie' performed by Riet Klavier, and was closed with 'Eric Satie's Rag-time-dada'. - Hoek, 682b-1; Schippers, Holland Dada, p. 54ff. Sold w.a.f., not subject to return.
Estimated Price: € 800