Peepholes and Desire: Two Painters Reflect on Recent Philadelphia Exhibition
By Scott Martin
posted: 12-02-09
Étant donnés (exterior)
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Painters Matthew Weinstein and Carroll Dunham made a pilgrimage to tour the Philadelphia Museum's anniversary exhibition of source material for Marcel Duchamp’s enigmatic twenty-year project Étant donnés: 1. la chute d'eau / 2. le gaz d' éclairage. Afterward, they played a question-and-answer game of their own, touching on the ambit of desire, the way art focuses the spectator's gaze, and the miraculous appearance of the body as nude in nature. As Carroll Dunham notes, "I think Duchamp set out to make physical an image that more or less existed in his head." ...Source
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