Kurt Schwitters' last Merzbau: The Elterwater Merz Barn

REMEDIAL WORK AT THE MERZ BARN BEGINS!

In anticipation of July’s comprehensive reparations to the Merz Barn site, preliminary work began today on the Barn itself:

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John and Sam preparing the area behind the Merz Barn for the rebuilding of the damaged wall. 30.06.16

Sam and John making the site ready for rebuilding the wall, and Tom Branton beginning to remove the damaged roof.

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Tom Branton beginning to remove the damaged roof of the Merz Barn prior to replacement.

Thanks to all our wonderful supporters: Galerie Gmurzynska (Zurich), the University of Cumbria, the Cumbria Community Fund, the Dulverton Trust, and the Sir John Fisher Foundation.

 

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The site where Kurt Schwitters created his last great Merz artwork

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