Duchamp, Henri-Pierre Roché and Beatrice Wood, eds.)
Without further ado, dear reader, please see for yourself!
Only once before,
in 1970, were print-facsimiles of the three magazines made. Published
in a small edition by Arturo Schwarz (Documenti Dada e Surrealisti,
Archivi d'Arte del XX Secolo, Rome; editor: Gabriele Mazzotta, Milan)
in a brown cardboard folder whose design imitates wood, Dada Americano
also includes reprints of Duchamp's and Man Ray's one and only issue
of New York Dada (April, 1921) as well as the latter's four-page
foldout of the Ridgefield Gazook (No. 0, March 31st,
The following clickable flip-through visuals of all pages of both issues of the Blind Man as well as Rongwrong are scans from the 1970 Schwarz edition and make their full content available to a large audience for the first time. The original magazines are part of the Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwarz collection Dada and Surrealist Art at the Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem.
In recent years, the International Dada Archive of the University of Iowa has started to scan and mount documents from their collection: A number of early Dada magazines may be viewed at http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/dada/collection.htm
(suggested reading: Beatrice Wood, I Shock Myself, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1985, esp. pp. 26-36; Francis M. Naumann, New York Dada 1915-1923, New York: Abrams, 1994, esp. pp. 46-47, 184-187; Francis M. Naumann, Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Making Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, New York: Abrams (distrib.), 1999, pp. 74-75)