Christian Schad  (German, 1894-1982) 


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Christian Schad Biography
1894   Born in Miesbach, Bavaria, Germany
1913   At the Munich Art Academy he started out in Heinrich von Zügel's painting class but changed after a semester to Becker-Gundahl's class in drawing from the nude.
1915   Published "Sirius, eine Monatsschrift für Literatur and Kunst"
1915   Published a portfolio of ten woodcuts, "Christian Schad", at the Sirius press
1916   Christian Schad moved to Geneva to join the Dada movement
1919   Experimented with what he called Schadographs (photography without a camera or lenses)
1920   Abandoning Dada, Schad turned to painting his first realistic pictures
1942   Worked as a cultural critic and for the theatre
1982   Died in Stuttgart, Germany
Selected Exhibitions
1915   Munich Secession, Germany
1915   Kunstsalon Wolfsberg in Zurich, Switzerland