Category Archives: Happened this day
War-shattered nihilist poet Harry Crosby marries Polly Peabody (later Caresse Crosby), inventor of the bra, 100 years ago today.
A selection of works with which to while away your second or third lockdown.
Quite possibly the craziest story about Weimar Germany you’ve never heard
The writer and artist appears at the Bauhaus in Weimar, 100 years ago today
Johannes Baader and one of the very first art interventions, 100 years ago today in Berlin
“Let us place our ring as wide as the universe around the horizon of the future and of ourselves”: the marriage of Natalie Barney and Lily de Gramont
100 years since the radical journal by Marcel Duchamp, Beatrice Wood and Henri-Pierre Roché brought Dada to New York
100 years since feckless, frocked-up Felix Yusupov helped eliminate the man who held Russia’s imperial family under his spell
“You are all poets and I’m on the side of death.” It’s Demotivational Quote of the Day brought to you by everyone’s favourite Dadaist nihilist, Jacques Rigaut.
Weimar Berlin, the soft opening: the debut of Anita Berber and Valeska Gert, 100 years ago today
Guido Bruno’s chronicle of the international bohemian experience, launched 100 years ago today
Marsden Hartley and Robert Indiana salute a German officer who fell 100 years ago today