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Johannes Baader (June 21, 1875 – January 14, 1955), originally trained as an architect, was a German writer and artist associated with Dada in Berlin.
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Active as an artist for three years, from 1918 to 1921, was a former architect who had created the plans for the Hagenbeck Zoo in Stellingen. At the age of 40, he became a follower and champion of the Dada movement in Berlin, calling himself Oberdada. Baader's Dada tactics were largely in the form of manifestos and public performances, often in collaboration with Raoul Hausmann.
Artist, Author, Architect, Collagist, Media Artist, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Johannes Baader, Julius Baader, Alexis Baader, Oberdada
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  • Engineer, Agitator, Constructor: The Artist Reinvented, 1918–1939. The Merrill C. Berman Collection at MoMA Exhibition catalogue, Hardcover, 288 pages
  • Photography at MoMA: 1920 to 1960 Hardcover, 416 pages

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