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Da·da

or da·da  (dä′dä)
n.
A European artistic and literary movement (1916-1923) that flouted conventional aesthetic and cultural values by producing works marked by nonsense, travesty, and incongruity.

[French dada, hobbyhorse, Dada, of baby-talk origin.]

Da′da·ism n.
Da′da·ist adj. & n.
Da′da·is′tic adj.

Dadaism

a revolt by certain 20th-century painters and writers in France, Germany, and Switzerland against smugness in traditional art and Western society; their works, illustrating absurdity through paintings of purposeless machines and collages of discarded materials, expressed their cynicism about conventional ideas of form and their rejection of traditional concepts of beauty. — Dadaist, n.
See also: Art
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dadaism - 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
art movement, artistic movement - a group of artists who agree on general principles
Translations

dadaism

[ˈdɑːdɑːɪzəm] Ndadaísmo m

Dadaism

n (Art) → Dadaismus m
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Writing in Mein Kampf (1925), he refers to Cubism and Dadaism as "the morbid excrescences of insane and degenerate men," external symptoms of political and cultural decay: "Just as one could hardly imagine sixty years ago that the greatness achieved by Germany at the time would undergo a political collapse, so it was unthinkable that there could be a cultural collapse that began to manifest itself in futuristic and cubistic art forms after 1900" (235).
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