• Mirror, Mirror: The Strange Case of the Salon de Fleurus

    • Lindsay, David    04/01/03

    Marcel Duchamp, beholding the flowering of the New York art scene, once said that "the great artist of tomorrow will go underground." In at least one case, that prediction has proved truer than even the grand old trickster may have imagined. The Salon de Fleurus (Fig. 1 & 2), an art space inconspicuously situated in a rear building on Spring S

  • A Note on Duchamp/Saussure and the Mysterious Sign of Accordance

    • Harvey, Glenn    01/01/02

    The Large Glass, on the evidence of Marcel Duchamp's own notes from The Green Box, is the result of an attempt at a kind of pataphysical proof.Duchamp is looking to demonstrate that it is possible to isolate what he calls in his notes--"the sign of accordance"(1)(quite specifically). This is ultimately Duchamp's aim and the test of whether his sci

  • A Note on Linda Dalrymple Henderson’s “Duchamp in Context” (Niceron, Leonardo, Poincaré & Marcel Duchamp)

    • Phillips, Timothy A.    01/01/02

    Click to enlarge Figure 1 Linda Dalrymple Henderson, Duchamp in Context: Science and Technology in the Large Glass and Related Works, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998) Figure 2 Portrait of Jean Francois Niceron (1613-46), 1646 Figure 3 Marcel Duchamp, Cover for A l'infinitif [a.k.a. The Whit

  • Jarry = Duchamp

    • Herdegen, Raymond J.    01/01/02

    click to enlarge Figure 1. Anonymous Woodcut of Jesus' feet 1. Jarry "La Passion: Les Clous du Seigneur". 2. Duchamp "Sculpture-morte" click to enlarge Figure 2. Marcel Duchamp Torture-Morte 1959 Painted plaster and flies, on paper mounted on wood, 11 5/8 x 5 5/16 x2 3/16 inches (29.5 x 13.4 x10.3 cm) Illustration to Alfred Jarry's article

  • Duchamp et Jarry ou l’inverse [French]

    • van der Velden, Bastiaan    01/01/02

    Vous ne trouvez ci-après que les lieus où ont été trouvées les citations.Il est à vous de construire les relations--clairement objectives - entre les citations, comme pour le jeu des sept familles. CITATION I 'Pourquoi chacun affirme-t-il que la forme d'une montre est ronde, ce qui est manifestement faux, puisqu'on lui voit de profil une fi

  • Duchamps Horoscope [German]

    • Zaunschirm, Thomas    12/01/00

    Click to enlarge       From a modern point of view, astrology and alchemy are early forms of our scientific thinking that are limited by superstition. To the historian they appear as partial spheres of a uniform or holistic take on the world. In recent times, it is surprising to note an aestheticizing return to the era of "Kunst -