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Willem Boshoff

2500 mm (height) X 1285 mm (width)

Wood and various sands


Homage to Kurt Schwitters

  • Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters (20 June 1887 – 8 January 1948) was one of the historical mainstays of DADA, the avant-garde European art movement of the early 20th century. Schwitters believed his Merzbau installations to be the major contribution of his life's work. They consisted of jumbled interiors assembled haphazardly using rather voluminous everyday objects.


    The word merz derives from the second syllable of the German word Kommerz (Commerce), and it is strongly re