That's some dada right there.
On this day, in 1916, at the first Dada soirée at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zürich, Hugo Ball read his Dada manifesto. While it is debatable when actually Dada began, this event is often heralded as the birth of this anti-art movement — which embraced irrationality, nonsense, surreality and rejected logic, reason, and the aesthetics… READ THE REST
Dada and Surrealist artist Man Ray's 1924 masterpiece "Le Violon d'Ingres" is expected to become the most expensive photograph ever sold at auction. This is the original print and Christie's estimates it'll go for $5-$7 million when it is auctioned off in May. (The current record is $4.3 million paid for an Andreas Gursky photo.)… READ THE REST
I don't know about you, but I needed this. As Byrne quotes Dadaist Kurt Schwitters in the intro to the song, they are "Using nonsense to make sense of a world that doesn't make sense." He also quotes Hugo Ball (author of the original nonsensical "I Zimbra" lyrics) on one of the artistic aims of… READ THE REST
Life can be hectic, which is why so much of our day-to-day activities have shifted to online services. But, one thing that's been difficult to move to the online world is keeping track of your health. While you used to have to account for all the time you'd sit in traffic on the way to… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Many folks would say that a television set is a home essential, but it has clear downsides. For one, they're typically expensive. Plus, once you mount one to your wall, that's… READ THE REST