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Marcel Duchamp:The Art of Chess
By Aimee Lusty
posted: 09-11-09
By Arnold Rosenberg

Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Chess opened yesterday at Francis Naumann Fine Art Gallery, it is the first exhibition to explore Duchamp's interest in chess and its effect on his artistic production. It has traveled from St. Louis University Museum of Art and includes unique additions of artists represented by Naumann. 

<i>Also included in the show will be works by a number of Duchamp’s contemporaries—Man Ray, Georges de Zayas, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, Leon Kelly, Beatrice Wood, Arman and Sarah Austin—that relate to Duchamp’s involvement with the game of chess, as well as a selection of works by contemporary artists—Charles Juhàsz Alvardo, Mike Bidlo, Donald Bradford, Russell Connor, Ingrid Evans, Mark Kostabi, Sophie Matisse, Daniel Meirom, James Meyer, Trong Gia Nguyen, Yoko Ono, Jennifer Shahade, Diana Thater, Douglas Vogel—some of whom have made works specially for inclusion in this show.  </i>

The exhibition will run through October 31, 2009. The gallery is located at 24 W. 57th street.

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