• The Bachelor Stripped Bare by Cabri Geometre, Even

    • Giunti, Roberto    12/01/07

    1.1. The Bride stripped bare by her Bachelors, even The Bride stripped bare by her Bachelors, even commonly known as The Large Glass (or simply The Glass) is the masterwork of Marcel Duchamp, and it is also one of the most representative and influential works of art of the 20th century. Duchamp spent several years completing his project, but the w

  • Case Open and/or Unsolved: Étant donnés, the Black Dahlia Murder, and Marcel Duchamp’s Life of Crime

    • Wallis, Jonathan    12/01/05

    See I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. -Revelation 3:8 The successful criminal brain is always superior... -Dr. No I. In The Trial of Gilles de Rais, Georges Bataille writes, “Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime

  • By the way of Herne Bay (a biographical note)

    • Harvey, Glenn    12/01/05

    A dada creation of Teste, not the least chimeric, was to want to preserve art - Ars - purely by eradicating illusions about the artist and the creator" Paul Valéry (For a portrait of Monsieur Teste) A Provisional Portrait He was courteous, articulate, cultivated. At least, one would imagine so. He practiced understatement, liked humo

  • Duchamp’s Gendered Plumbing: A Family Business?

    • Spector, Jack    12/01/05

    click image to enlarge Figure 1 Marcel Duchamp, Fountain , photograph by Alfred Stieglitz from The Blind Man No. 2, 1917 When Duchamp in 1917 labeled a urinal an art work, a sculpture (Fig. 1), he raised questions that have engaged generations of critics, and the work continues to inspire artists.(1) Its design

  • Modernist (Im)mobilities: Marcel Duchamp, Samuel Beckett, and the Avant-Garde Bike

    • Kennedy, Jake    12/01/05

    "He rides penny-farthings, tandems, tricycles, racing bikes— and when he dies at the end, he rides on his bike up a sunbeam straight to heaven, where he's greeted by a heavenly chorus of bicycle bells." Dylan Thomas, Me and My Bike Hamm: Go and get two bicycle-wheels. Clov: There are no more bicycle-wheels. Hamm: What have you done with yo

  • Why Duchamp?: The Influence of Marcel Duchamp on Contemporary Architectural Theory and Practice

    • Tigner, Amanda    12/01/05

    click to enlarge Figure 1 Antonio Sant'Elia, La Città Nuova, Italy, 1914 Figure 2 Shiro Kuramata, Glass Chair, 1976 Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) was a French painter turned conceptual artist, film maker, erotic guru, and chess player. He was, however, never an architect, nor specifically interested in architecture, and yet, he has exe

  • Identità’ e dissoluzione, per un approccio erotico all’opera d’arte [Italian]

    • Casacchia, Valentina    10/01/05

    Dalla filosofia dell’identità alla dissoluzione nel “puro esistente” [1] Col nome di “filosofia dell’identità”[2] viene chiamato il sistema filosofico di Schelling, il quale concepisce l’assoluto come fondamento dell’intera realtà. Un “assoluto” che e’ identità di reale e razionale, soggetto e oggetto, spirito e natur

  • Glasswanderers

    • Dür, Julia    05/13/05

    1. "Be your own university”— An introduction It was last June when I decided to go for an interview in the Kunstmuseum (Museum of Art) in Vaduz in Liechtenstein. In my letter of application I mentioned the barriers between different arts as well as the resulting ‘pigeonholing’--to stress the fact that in my mind it is essential to see t

  • Die Lust am Sehen Marcel Duchamps „Étant donnés“: zwischen der Skopisierungs des Begehrens und der Feminisierung des Bildraumes [German]

    • Bahtsetzis, Sotirios    04/01/05

    click to enlarge Figure 1 Figure 2 Marcel Duchamp, Étant donnés: 1° la chute d'eau 2° le gaz d'eclairage [Given:1. The Waterfall/ 2. The illuminating Gas], 1946-66. Assemblage, verschiedene Medien, ca. 242,5 cm hoch, 177,8 cm breit, 124,5 cm tief, beinhaltet: alte hölzerne Tür, schwarzer Sam

  • Die Frage der Schaufenster: Marcel Duchamps Arbeiten in Schaufenstern [German]

    • Schleif, Nina    04/01/03

    Es ist Robert Lebel als grosse Weitsicht zuzuschreiben, dass er bereits 1959 in seinen Werkkatalog zu Duchamp die drei in den 1940er Jahren unter Leitung von Duchamp entstandenen Schaufenster aufnahm (1). Ein viertes entstand 1960--ganz passend--anlässlich der Veröffentlichung von Lebels Monographie. Gleichwohl steht eine ausführliche Auseinande