ASRL / PERPETUAL 2014
 
Epitaph, Poetry by Robert Desnos
By DaniellaPirani, Poetry Visualized
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" In 1922 he published his first book, a collection of surrealistic aphorisms, with the title Rrose Selavy (based upon the name (pseudonym) of the popular French artist Marcel Duchamp)." ...Source
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Jump And Piss
By Nadim Julien Samman, Art India
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"As the team of JJ Xi and Cai Yuan wreaks havoc in the hallowed halls of prestigious art institutions, Nadim Julien Samman tells us more about the mischievous nature of their interventions."
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"On Oct 24th,1999, at London's Tate Gallery, the artists, JJ Xi (b.1962) and Cai Yuan (b.1956) stripped down to their underpants before jumping on top of Emin's bed and engaging in a pillow fight...Yet, this wasn't conservative iconoclasm. What was at stake in the performance, Two Artists Jump on Tracey Emin's Bed, was the horizon of the Duchampian readymade." ...Source
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Why more Dadaism?
By Charles Zigmund, Artdoxa
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"For nearly fifty years, since Pop Art began and dethroned the "high art" seriousness of Abstract Expressionism as a manifestation of elitism, the inheritance of Dadaism has ruled the art world. This philosophy, promulgated first 100 years ago by Marcel Duchamp and his colleagues, declares that art in the prior sense of a directed, purposeful activity separate from and "above" everyday reality, is an outmoded concept." ...Source
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Duchamp's urinal and Tracey Emin's Bed
By Paul Dalgarno , Sunday Herald
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JJ Xi & Cai Yuan . Two Artists jump on Tracy Emin's Bed. Performance at Tate Britain, London, 1999
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JJ Xi & Cai Yuan . Two Artists jump on Tracy Emin's Bed. Performance at Tate Britain, London, 1999 Image source "WHEN CHINESE performance artists Yuan Chai and Jian Jun Xi tried to urinate in a replica of Marcel Duchamp's famous latrine in the Tate Modern in 2000, their behaviour showed a distinct pattern. A year earlier, the duo had jumped up and down on the work of the unvictorious Turner Prize nominee, Tracey Emin. They called their performance Two Naked Men Jump Into Tracey's Bed. Emin had called her piece simply My Bed. Like Duchamp's latrine, the bed offered no easy answers and provoked extreme, mostly negative, reactions..." ...Source
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View A Nous La Liberte
By emailoptinlist89rhe
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"A Nous La Liberte - Criterion Collection was an incredible movie! Both Jean Brlin and Inge Frss were amazing! The great cast includes Jean Brlin, Inge Frss, Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray...One of the all-time great comedy classics, Ren Clair's Nous la Libert is a skillful satire of the industrial revolution and the blind quest for wealth. Deftly integrating his signature musical-comedy technique with pointed social criticism." ...Source
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