Kurt Schwitters and the Lake District

Fisher, Elizabeth (2021) Kurt Schwitters and the Lake District. Echtrai, Pilot. pp. 94-97. ISSN 2754-0472

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Abstract

The German artist Kurt Schwitters spent the last two and a half years of his life in the English Lake District. Despite illness and poverty, it was an intensely productive period for the artist. This paper discusses Schwitters' creative engagement with the natural environment during this period and considers the ways in which his interest in the landscape around him was expressed through his creative output at that time.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Landscape, modern British art, lake District, Merz, Kurt Schwitters, Merz Barn, German Romanticism, art and nature, art and place
Subjects: W100 Fine Art
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Arts
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 12 May 2021 07:43
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 14:38
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/46143

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