Associations to the word «Dadaism»

Wiktionary

DADAISM, noun. A cultural movement that began in neutral Zürich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1920, which involved visual arts, literature (poetry, art manifestos, art theory), theatre, and graphic design, which concentrated its anti-war politic through a rejection of the prevailing standards in art through anti-art cultural works.

Dictionary definition

DADAISM, noun. A nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty.

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson