The Schwitters scandal was pure DADA! While he was alive, Schwitters provoked the art world with his one-man Dada movement Merz,which united painting, sculpture, architecture and literature infragments.
After his death he hit the headlines due to several sensational inheritance lawsuits involving his
heirs, a mistress, the Norwegian government, and the Marlborough Gallery - which had gained notoriety in the Rothko scandal.
Looking back on Schwitters' life and work, this film
unravels a bizarre story of deceit, intrigue, power and money.
Director: Simon Chu
Language: German and English