Little Dance

Little Dance

1920

Kurt Schwitters

(German, 1887-1948)

Collage

Support: Paper?, laid down on cardboard

Sheet: 13.1 x 10.4 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Mounted: 23 x 17 cm (9 1/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art 1963.1

Description

With collages of densely interwoven scraps of paper gleaned from daily life, Schwitters produced dynamic compositions in which the interaction of the materials becomes a kind of dance. Notice here the way the color red "dances" among the subdued tones of white, gray, and ocher.

See also
Collection: 
DR - German
Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Drawing
Medium: 
Collage

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Is something not working on this page? Please email help.website@clevelandart.org.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email imageservices@clevelandart.org.