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    Merz art strives for immediate expression by shortening the path from intuition to visual manifestation of the artwork... they will receive my new work als they always have when something new presents itself: with indignation and screams of scorn.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    This is what is known as perspective, and it is a swindle.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: perspective 
     
    Invest your money in Dada! Dada is the only savings bank that pays interest in the hereafter!
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: money  invest 
     
    The medium is as unimportant as I myself. Essential is only the forming.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: media 
     
    The picture is a self-sufficient work of art. It is not connected to anything outside.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: work 
     
    A game played with serious problems. That's what art is.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: problem  games 
     
    Everything an artist spits is art.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: artist 
     
    My name is Schwitters, Kurt Schwitters.... ...I'm a painter and I nail my pictures... ...I'd like to be accepted into the Dada Club
    — Kurt Schwitters
    I could see no reason why used tram tickets, bits of driftwood, buttons and old junk from attics and rubbish heaps should not serve well as materials for paintings; they suited the purpose just as well as factory-made paints It is possible to cry out using bits of old rubbish, and that's what I did, gluing and nailing them together.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    Art is a spiritual function of man, which aims at freeing him from life's chaos. Art is free in the use of its means in any way it likes, but is bound to its laws and to its laws alone. The minute it becomes art, it becomes much more sublime than a class distinction between proletariat and bourgeoisie.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: men  law  alone  chaos  spiritual 
     
    Inspiration,' the false artist says,'it just comes to me.' And it shows.His pictures are as like as the four walls of his room - morning, evening, midnight, noon. For myself, I have to search for it. The whole world is your palate, but only if you reach, take hold of what you need and pocket it.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: world  artist 
     
    New things had to be made out of fragments.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    My name is Kurt Schwitters... I am an artist and I nail my pictures together.
    — Kurt Schwitters
    tags: artist 
     
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