Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Cabaret Voltaire

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1916 Hugo Ball (pictured) opened his Cabaret Voltaire (Café Voltaire), in Zurich, Switzerland. It became a meeting place for artists of the new anarchic art movement known as Dada. Other founding members were Marcel Janco, Richard Huelsenbeck, Tristan Tzara and Jean Arp.

Cabaret Voltaire was frequented by such luminaries as Guillaume Apollinaire, Vassily Kandinsky, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Max Oppenheimer, Jules Laforgue and Vladimir Lenin ...

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