Little Dance

Little Dance


Kurt Schwitters

(German, 1887-1948)


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



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.

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DR - German
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