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What's Hecuba to Him? On Kiesler and the Knot
Assemblage (1998)
  • William Braham, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract

During the 1920s and 1930s , Frederick Kiesler belonged to De Stijl, the American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen, Buckminster Fuller's Structural Studies Associates, and the theater faculty al Julliard; he also formed the Laboratory of Correalism at Columbia University, and through his association with Marcel Duchamp and the exiled Parisian art community, became the "official architect of the surrealists.” This article explores Kiesler’s intellectual history and his principle of Correalism.

Keywords
  • Kiesler,
  • Correalism,
  • Semper
Disciplines
Publication Date
1998
Citation Information
William Braham. "What's Hecuba to Him? On Kiesler and the Knot" Assemblage Vol. 36 (1998)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/william_braham/13/