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Marcel Duchamp
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MARCEL DUCHAMP

PAPERBACK BY ADES, DAWN

£8.95

ISBN
9780500203224
IMPRINT
THAMES & HUDSON LTD
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
THAMES & HUDSON LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
224 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
07 MAY 1999

DESCRIPTION

Thirty years of research have gone into this accessible text on a complex artist. Written with the enthusiastic support of Duchamps widow, this is one of the most original and important books ever written on this enigmatic artist, and challenges received ideas, misunderstanding and misinformation.

CONTENTS

Origins; Catholicism and the symbolist inheritance; passages; dry art, The Retinal Shudder and the planning of The Large Glass; The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass); anti-art, Rose Selavy and surrealism; the readymades and life on credit ; replicas, casts and the infra-thin; etant donnes; postscript - Duchamp after Duchamp.