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Schwitters, Kurt, 1887-1948



  • Existence: 18870620 - 19480108

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

5 Klank Gedichten / Brugman, Til; VanDoesburg T; Schwitters K., 1981

Identifier: CC-21266-21676
Scope and Contents

Text by W. deGref regarding T. Brugman's life and work and association with De Stijl and T. VanDoesburg. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Abstraccio Muntatge 1916-1945 / Schwitters K ; Chashnik IG ; VanDoesburg T ; Rodchenko A ; Zdanevich I ; Lissitzky E ; Zwart P ; Steinitz K., 1994

Identifier: CC-26728-27198
Scope and Contents

Illustrated and held by or formally held by the Sackner Archive are Dada Souleve Tout; Kleine Dada Soiree by Schwitters and van Doesburg; Petit Cabaret Fantastic by Zdanevich; Het Boek van PTT by Zwart; Die Scheuche by Schwitters, van Doesburg and Steinitz; and an alternative version of the book cover design for Lenin/Gorki by Chaschnik. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

Als Kunst Bestempeld: Mail Art Internationaal / Bleus G ; Carrion U ; Ben ; Schwitters K ; Kawara O ; Banana A ; Maciunas G ; Corner P ; Ono Y ; Watts R., 1992

Identifier: CC-26355-26822
Scope and Contents

The six essays in this catalog provide a history of the contemporary correspondence art movement. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Letterist Painting As Exemplified in the Oeuvre of Maurice Lemaitre in Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Letterism / Failing, Patricia; Lemaitre M; Isou I; Marinetti FT; Schwitters K., 1976

Identifier: CC-13284-13585
Scope and Contents

This manuscript, published as a book that is also held by the Sackner Archive, was presented at the First International Symposium on Letterism. In the introduction, Failing focuses on Isou and mentions that James Joyce was his earliest inspiration. Takes up Lemaitre work when he is 24 years old and preparing his picture novel, Canailles. Note that even in his early works, Lemaitre's images can be distinguished from Isou in that they are more refined and contain a greater variety of shapes and lettering. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976

Archive for Trailblazers / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Tissiman, C.; Warhol A; Cutts S; Schwitters K; Corman C; Beckett S; Roth D., 1975

Identifier: CC-12577-12809
Scope and Contents

The small drawings of airplanes with typed captions were done by Tissiman who signed the perforated page from which the drawings were cut. The drawings in turn were taped to each page in the booklet. The single page in Finlay's handwriting lists the text for the pages of the booklet. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1975

Avantgarde Folyoiratok (Periodicals) 1920-1930 / Lissitzky E ; Kassak L ; VanDoesburg T ; Picabia F ; Schwitters K., 1978

Identifier: CC-25340-25796
Scope and Contents

The covers of the seven periodicals reproduced in this catalogue appear to have been printed with letterpress or lithography. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978

Between Us Colleagues / Schwitters, Kurt ; John Crombie, translator., 2003

Identifier: CC-41024-43004
Scope and Contents

Schwitters desscribes an imaginary dialogue between himself and his alter ego because "one is on one's own so much...!" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

Book Thought Through: Small Press Comes of Age in America, The / Holden K ; Moore P ; Ossman D ; Kyle H ; Everson W ; Schwitters K ; Rothenberg J ; Ponge F ; Bigus R ; Weier D., 1985

Identifier: CC-21414-21825
Scope and Contents

Introduction by Edwina B. Evers. The catalogue depicts reproductions of the following books held by the Sackner Archive: Pamela Moore "Offset and Finely Pressed;" Jerome Rothenberg and Deborah Weier "A Merz Sonata;" Margaret Atwood "Snake Poems;" and David Ossman "Rainbow Cafe." The loose sheet is a price list. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985