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Dadaesque - History - Netherlands
... In the Netherlands the Dada movement centered mainly around Theo van Doesburg, best known for establishing the De Stijl movement and magazine of the same name ... Van Doesburg mainly focused on poetry, and included poems from many well-known Dada writers in De Stijl such as Hugo Ball, Hans Arp and Kurt Schwitters ... Van Doesburg became a friend of Schwitters, and together they organized the so-called Dutch Dada campaign in 1923, where Van Doesburg promoted a leaflet about Dada (entitled What is Dada ...
Architype Van Doesburg
... Architype Van Doesburg is a geometric sans-serif typeface based upon a 1919 alphabet designed by Theo Van Doesburg, a cofounder of the De Stijl art ... Van Doesburg's earliest uses of the alphabet was in limited quantity, made up of letterpress ruling pieces, and not as strictly formed as his more finished 1919 version ... The face is similar to Van Doesburg's later 1928 alphabet designed for the Café Aubette in Strasbourg ...
Theo Van Doesburg - Biography - Architecture, Design, and Typography
... Van Doesburg had other activities apart from painting and promoting De Stijl he made efforts in architecture, designing houses for artists, together with Georges Vantongerloo and ... Together with El Lissitzky and Kurt Schwitters, Van Doesburg pioneered the efforts to an International of Arts in two congresses held in Düsseldorf and Weimar, in 1922 ... A geometrically constructed alphabet Van Doesburg designed in 1919 has been revived in digital form as Architype Van Doesburg ...
Robert Van 't Hoff - Life - De Stijl
... Van 't Hoff probably met De Stijl founder Theo van Doesburg some time in mid-1917 ... Their radical views on art and society had a natural affinity and by the end of the year van 't Hoff was in regular correspondence with van Doesburg and other members of the movement including ... Van 't Hoff went on to support the journal financially after van Doesburg split from its original publisher over his insistence on installing a separate architecture editor ...

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