Komposition mit Kopf im ProfilArtist(s)Kurt SchwittersArtist NationalityGerman (culture or style)Object Creation Date1921Medium & Supportlithograph on paperDimensions
15 1/4 in x 11 1/8 in (38.74 cm x 28.26 cm);19 in x 14 in (48.26 cm x 35.56 cm)Credit LineMuseum PurchaseSubject matterComposition with Head in Left Profile
was Kurt Schwitters' contribution to the portfolio published by the Bauhaus School titled New European Graphics, Portfolio III: German Artists.
Schwitters was heavily involved in the Dada movement and published several pieces of poetry during the time he participated in creation of the portfolio.Physical Description
This abstract composition shows a loose collection of shapes, out of which appears the profile of a human head, showing the left side of the face. Around the head are arrows, circles with spokes, cross-hatched lines, a number four, and a heart. Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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Abstract (fine arts style)
German (culture or style)
heads (animal components)
modern and contemporary art