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Arp

 (ärp), Jean or Hans 1887-1966.
Alsatian artist and a founder of Dada. He is particularly noted for his abstract reliefs and three-dimensional sculptures.

Arp

(French arp)
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(Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃) or Hans (hans). 1887– 1966, Alsatian sculptor, painter, and poet, cofounder of the Dada movement in Zürich, noted particularly for his abstract organic sculptures based on natural forms

Arp


(ärp),
n.
Hans or Jean (ʒɑ̃) 1888?–1966, French painter and sculptor; one of the founders of dadaism.
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Noun1.Arp - Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
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Once upon a time," said the Linnet, "there was an honest little fellow named Hans.
Little Hans had a great many friends, but the most devoted friend of all was big Hugh the Miller.
Hans Nelson, immigrant, Swede by birth and carpenter by occupation, had in him that Teutonic unrest that drives the race ever westward on its great adventure.
shouted Blockhead- Hans, singing so that the echoes were roused far and near.
Hans did not speak so softly but the horseman heard it all, and said, 'Well, friend, why do you go on foot then?
The night was stiflingly hot, and as Hans Breitmann and I passed him, dragging our bedding to the fore-peak of the steamer, he roused himself and chattered obscenely.
When Thornton's partners, Hans and Pete, arrived on the long-expected raft, Buck refused to notice them till he learned they were close to Thornton; after that he tolerated them in a passive sort of way, accepting favors from them as though he favored them by accepting.
Immediately Hans, one of French Frank's sailors, was into a skiff and pulling rapidly for the north shore.
Hans Schmidt, young neighbor, full of sentiment, full of poetry, loves Gretchen, Gretchen loves him.
That he might make his appearance before his mistress in the true style of a cavalier, he borrowed a horse from the farmer with whom he was domiciliated, a choleric old Dutchman of the name of Hans Van Ripper, and, thus gallantly mounted, issued forth like a knight- errant in quest of adventures.
The Councillor boldly declared the time of King Hans to be the noblest and the most happy period.
Sally appeared for a moment, with instructions from her mother that father was to amuse the children while she got tea ready; and Athelny began to tell them one of Hans Andersen's stories.