(1892 - 1974)
Richard Huelsenbeck was active/lived in Germany, Switzerland. Richard Huelsenbeck is known for Dada style painting.
Biography Richard Huelsenbeck
Born 1892 Frankenau, Germany
Died 1974 Minusio, Switzerland
Richard Huelsenbeck grew up in Dortmund, Westphalia, where his father was a chemist. He aspired to become a writer and was greatly influenced by the poetry and prose of the German romantic poet Heinrich Heine, whose irony and mocking satire of society he wanted to emulate. At the age of nineteen, he went to Munich, where he pursued medicine for a year before beginning his study of German literature and art history. In Munich Huelsenbeck met Hugo Ball, who would become a decisive influence on his intellectual development.
He began to frequent the cafés in the bohemian district of Munich where artists and writers associated with expressionism
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