This lesson covers Dada with a focus on artists Hugo Ball, Marcel Duchamp, Hannah Höch and surrealism with a focus on artists Meret Oppenheim, Man Ray, Salvador Dali.

Adapting Materials

For ease of adapting the materials, editable files are provided. Under additional files, you can download the presentation in PowerPoint and the reading list and sketchbook assignment in Word.


This Art Appreciation OER was adapted from existing resources by Marie Porterfield Barry for the Fall 2019 semester as part of East Tennessee State University’s Open Educational Resources (OERs) Awards Program.

18-On-the-Dada-of-Art-versus-the-Dada-of-War-Presentation.pptx (10197 kB)
Lesson 18 Presentation in PowerPoint

18-On-the-Dada-of-Art-versus-the-Dada-of-War-Reading-List.docx (13 kB)
Lesson 18 Reading List in Word

18-On-the-Dada-of-Art-versus-the-Dada-of-War-Sketchbook-Assignment.docx (12 kB)
Lesson 18 Sketchbook Assignment in Word