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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)
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 Marquis of Dalí de Púbol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known professionally as Salvador Dalí (, Catalan: [səlβəˈðo ðəˈli], Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ ðaˈli]), was a Spanish Surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in August, 1931, and is one of the most recognisable Surrealist paintings. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, at times in collaboration with a ...more on Wikipedia

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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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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 Art Nouveau, Futurism and Expressionism before contributing his painting and stage design to Tzara's literary Dadaism. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Composition with Red Arrow

Birthplace: Southeast Europe, 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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#63 of 101 Famous Expressionist Artists #46 of 47 Famous Symbolist Artists, Ranked #62 of 65 The Greatest Famous Surrealist Artists

Marcel Duchamp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (; French: [maʁsɛl dyʃɑ̃]; 28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player, and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, Dada, and conceptual art. He was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups. Duchamp is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, as one of the three artists who helped to define the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades of the 20th century, responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture. Duchamp has had an immense impact on twentieth-century and twenty first-century art, and he had a ...more on Wikipedia

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

Hans Bellmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dada Artists
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Hans Bellmer

Hans Bellmer (13 March 1902 – 24 February 1975) 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 on Wikipedia

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