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The Writings of Marcel Duchamp (Da Capo Paperback)

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In the twenties, Surrealists proclaimed that words had stopped playing around and had begun to make love. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the writings of Marcel Duchamp, who fashioned some of the more joyous and ingenious couplings and uncouplings in modern art. This collection beings together two essential interviews and two statements about his art that underscore the serious side of Duchamp. But most of the book is made up of his experimental writings, which he called ”Texticles,” the long and extraordinary notes he wrote for The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Eben (also known as The Large Glass), and the outrageous puns and alter-ego he constructed for his female self, Rrose Sélavy (”Eros, cest la vie” or “arouser la vie”—“drink it up”; “celebrate life”). Wacky, perverse, deliberately frustrating, these entertaining notes are basic for understanding one of the twentieth centurys most provocative artists, a figure whose influence on the contemporary scene has never been stronger.

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"In the twenties, Surrealists proclaimed that words had stopped playing around and had begun to make love. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the writings of Marcel Duchamp, who fashioned some of th"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306803413
Editor:
Sanouillet, Michel
Editor:
Peterson, Elmer
Editor:
Sanouillet, Michel
Author:
Duchamp, Marcel
Author:
Sanouillet, Michel
Author:
Peterson, Elmer
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Duchamp, Marcel
Subject:
Art -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Duchamp, Marcel - Philosophy
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Series Volume:
v. 27, no. 6
Publication Date:
19890431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 5.88 in 12 oz

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