Hans Arp

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Hans Arp, Hans Richter and Tristan Tzara in Zurich, 1917.
Born September 16, 1886(1886-09-16)
Strasbourg, German Empire
Died June 7, 1966(1966-06-07) (aged 79)
Basel, Switzerland
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Hans Arp, or Jean Arp (1886–1966) was a German-French, or Alsatian, sculptor, painter, poet and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paper. Arp was a founding member of the Dada movement in Zürich in 1916.


  • On My Way: Poetry and Essays, 1912-1947, ed. Robert Motherwell, New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, 1948. (English)
  • Unsern täglichen Traum. Erinnerungen, Dichtungen und Betrachtungen aus den Jahren 1914-1954, Zürich: Die Arche, 1955; 1995. (German)
  • Jours Effeuillés, Paris: Gallimard, 1966. (French)
  • Arp on Arp: Poems, Essays, Memories, ed. Marcel Jean, New York: Viking Press, 1972. Based on the 1966 collection in French. (English)
  • Dadaland. Iz dnevnika jednog dadaiste, trans. Aleksa Golijanin, anarhija/blok 45, 2013, 62 pp. (Croatian)

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