degenerateand he fled to England, where he lived a hand-to-mouth existence and was finally granted citizenship a day before he died. Schwitters had an enormous influence on post–World War II artists in Europe and the United States.
See I. Schulz, ed., Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage (2010).
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