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Famous Dada Artists

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List of famous Dada artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Dada movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Dada period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You may want to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use regularly. This list is made up of artists like Man Ray and Theo van Doesburg. (21 items)
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    Salvador Dalí is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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    Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol, known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills ...more

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    • Artworks: The Persistence of Memory, Galatea of the Spheres, The Burning Giraffe, Metamorphosis of Narcissus, Tuna Fishing, + more
    • Birthplace: Europe, Catalonia, Province of Girona, Southern Europe, Spain, + more
    • Associated periods or movements: Dada, Cubism, Surrealism
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Photography, Painting, Drawing
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    Marcel Janco was a Romanian and Israeli visual artist, architect and art theorist. He was the co-inventor of Dadaism and a leading exponent of Constructivism in Eastern Europe. In the 1910s, he co-edited, with Ion Vinea and Tristan Tzara, the Romanian art magazine Simbolul. Janco was a practitioner of ...more

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    • Artworks: Composition with Red Arrow
    • Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
    • Associated periods or movements: Art Nouveau, Post-Impressionism, Dada, Art Deco, Cubism, + more
    • Nationality: Israel, Romania
    • Art Forms: Collage, Fresco, Relief, Ceramic art, Painting, + more
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    Marcel Duchamp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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    Marcel Duchamp was a French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player, and writer whose work is associated with Dadaism and conceptual art, although careful about his use of the term Dada and direct association with Dada groups. Duchamp is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and ...more

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    • Artworks: Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2, La Boîte-en-valise (Box in a Suitcase), Why Not Sneeze, Rose Sélavy?, + more
    • Birthplace: Blainville-Crevon, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Dada, Surrealism, Conceptual art, Section d'Or
    • Nationality: France, United States of America
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting
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    Hans Bellmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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    Hans Bellmer was a German artist, best known for the life-sized pubescent female dolls he produced in the mid-1930s. Historians of art and photography also consider him a Surrealist photographer.more

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    • Artworks: The Machine Gun(neress) in a State of Grace, La Poupee, The Doll, The Machine-Gunneress in a State of Grace, Doll
    • Birthplace: Katowice, Poland
    • Associated periods or movements: Dada, Surrealism
    • Nationality: France, Germany
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Joan Miró is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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    Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Catalan, Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma de ...more

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    • Artworks: Still Life with Old Shoe, The Farm, Self-Portrait, Portrait of Vincent Nubiola, The Birth of the World, + more
    • Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
    • Associated periods or movements: Dada, Surrealism
    • Nationality: Spain
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Mural, Ceramic art, Painting
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    Man Ray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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    Man Ray was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. He produced major works in a variety of media but considered himself a painter above all. He was best known for ...more

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    • Artworks: Untitled, from the posthumous edition Femmes, Untitled (Self-Portrait), Untitled, from the Film Emak Bakia, + more
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Associated periods or movements: Dada, Surrealism
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Art Forms: Photography, Collage, Painting
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    Francis Picabia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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    Francis Picabia was a French avant-garde painter, poet and typographist. After experimenting with Impressionism and Pointillism, Picabia became associated with Cubism. His highly abstract planar compositions were colourful and rich in contrasts. He was one of the early major figures of the Dada movement ...more

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    • Artworks: Portrait of a Couple, "M'Amenez-y", I See Again in Memory My Dear Udnie, Comic Wedlock, This Has to Do with Me, + more
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Associated periods or movements: Dada, Surrealism, Section d'Or
    • Nationality: France
    • Art Forms: Painting
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    Max Ernst is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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    Max Ernst was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet. A prolific artist, Ernst was a primary pioneer of the Dada movement and Surrealism.more

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    • Artworks: The Elephant Celebes, Napoleon in the Wilderness, Aquis Submersus, Pietà or Revolution by Night, Lunar Asparagus, + more
    • Birthplace: Brühl, Germany
    • Associated periods or movements: Dada, Surrealism
    • Nationality: Germany
    • Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting
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