Quotation by Max Ernst

[A] Dada exhibition. Another one! What's the matter with everyone wanting to make a museum piece out of Dada? Dada was a bomb ... can you imagine anyone, around half a century after a bomb explodes, wanting to collect the pieces, sticking it together and displaying it?
Max Ernst (1891–1976), German painter, poet. Quoted in C.W.E. Bigsby, Dada and Surrealism, ch. 1 (1972).
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