Original Copies: 'The Art of Appropriation' at MoMA
By JOHN GOODRICH , The New York Sun
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Marcel Duchamp. (American, born France. 1887-1968). L.H.O.O.Q. Shaved. (1965). Playing card with colored ink on printed invitation, 8 1/4 x 5 3/8" (21 x 13.8 cm). Gift of Philip Johnson.
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"Nearby, Duchamp's "L.H.O.O.Q. Shaved" (1965) consists simply of a playing-card image of the "Mona Lisa" mounted on a sheet signed by the artist. The artist has left this portrait mustache-less, unlike his infamous "L.H.O.O.Q." of nearly a half-century before." Exhibition until November 10 2008 ...Source
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