Jean Arp, aka Hans Arp
(Swiss, 1886 - 1966)
This person is associated with: Dada

Jean Arp / Hans Arp (16 September 1886 – 7 June 1966) was a German-French, or Alsatian, sculptor, painter, poet and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paper.

When Arp spoke in German he referred to himself as "Hans", and when he spoke in French he referred to himself as "Jean". Many people believe that he was born Hans and later changed his name to Jean, but this is not the case.

An active member of the Dadaists, born in Switzerland, worked as painter, sculptur, poet, and actor in improvised theatrical happenings.

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Name:Jean Arp
Dates:1886 - 1966
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This person died fewer than 70 years ago (in 1966).

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