Sophie Taeuber-Arp - 1918 Dada Marionettes
These posable figurines are based on the original 1918 Dada marionettes by Sophie Taeuber-Arp. The original marionettes (17 in all) were created by Taeuber-Arp for a richly embellished Dada version of “King Stag”, a tragicomedy by Carlo Gozzi. Taeuber-Arp’s revered creations, long known only in artist circles, are among the most important art works of the avant-garde, merging Dada performance with Constructivist and Concrete art. Created in collaboration with the Museum fur Gestalting Zurich and hand-crafted in Germany.
Posable wooden figure, no strings
Made in the Black Forest with German wood
Licensed edition in collaboration with Museum of Design Zurich
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