Chess from Duchamp to Damien Hirst
By Alastair Sooke,
posted: 00-00-00
Man Ray, Silver Chess Set, 1926, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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"In 1927, Marcel Duchamp...married a young heiress called Lydie Sarazin-Lavassor. The honeymoon did not go well. "Duchamp spent most of the week studying chess problems," recalled the artist's close friend Man Ray, "and his bride, in desperate retaliation, got up one night when he was asleep and glued the chess pieces to the board." ...Source
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