Kurt Schwitters
(1887-1948)

Died aged c. 61

Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters (20 June 1887 – 8 January 1948) was a German artist who was born in Hanover, Germany. Schwitters worked in several genres and media, including Dadaism, Constructivism, Surrealism, poetry, sound, painting, sculpture, graphic design, typography, and what came to be known as installation art. He is most famous for his collages, called Merz Pictures.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Kurt Schwitters 1887-1948 artist lived here

39 Westmoreland Road, Barnes, Richmond Upon Thames, SW13, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Kurt Schwitters lived here. 1946 to 1948. One of the greatest influences on 20th century art. German artist, poet & performer and creator of Merz.

4 Millans Park, Ambleside, United Kingdom where they lived (1946-1948)