• Psychological Analysis of Duchamp’s Handwriting

    • Marsell, Shirley    12/01/00

    click to enlarge Marcel Duchamp, Note from the Green Box, 1934 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp, ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris Marcel Duchamp's handwriting shows that he is a highly intelligent, creative and expressive individual (1) . We see this in the overall appearance of his writing. It is legible and well placed on the paper. We see that he ha

  • Ready-Aid?: A Note on Philippe Duboy’s Lequeu: An Architectural Enigma

    • Kennedy, Jake    12/01/00

    Philippe Duboy, Lequeu: An Architectural Enigma,Foreword by Robin Middleton, London: Thames and Hudson, 1986, 367 pages If the aura of the "original" in the work of art has been effectively dismissed by the techniques of modern mechanical reproduction, then we might say that that other aura (the aura of the fake, the inauthentic, the spurious) has

  • Involuntary Muscular Action as an Untapped Energy Source: An Invention by Leonardo da Vinci and Marcel Duchamp

    • Shambroom, Donald    12/01/00

    (The following example of Marcel Duchamp's encounter with the mind of Leonardo da Vinci is exerpted from a longer essay. Duchamp discovered Leonardo's anatomical writings and drawings, through photogravure reproductions, in the Bibliothèque Sainte Géneviève in Paris, first as a curious visitor in 1910, then as a professional librarian with a g

  • A Pun Among Friends

    • Gerrard, Steven B.    12/01/00

    click to enlarge Marcel Duchamp,Note 224, from Paul Matisse, Marcel Duchamp: Notes, 1980 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp, ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. click to enlarge Francis Picabia, Cover of Litterature, No. 7 (1 December, 1922) Marcel Duchamp's teammate (1)Francis Picabia illustrated Duchamp's lits-et-rature (2) pun for the cover of Litter

  • Marcel Duchamp in 1962

    • LaPelle, Rodger    12/01/00

    Early in 1962 Marcel Duchamp visited the students at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. I had seen his works at the Philadelphia Museum of Art when I was 12 years old and taking classes there. Now Marcel come into each studio and viewed our works. I was doing a series of "Housewives" entangled with shower nozzles, toilets, irons

  • Duchamp at NASA

    • Ellis, Stephen R.    12/01/00

    click to enlarge Our computer duchamp.arc.nasa.gov was the erstwhile host for our website. Well, it's not quite a Nude Descending a Staircase but it worked well for years and met the criterion of being named after well-known artists or contributors to the understanding of perspective images. Now it languishes in the backwaters behind our new f

  • Between Gadget and Re-made: The Revolving History of the Bicycle Wheel [German]

    • Blunck, Lars    12/01/00

    Die Geschichte des Duchamp-schen Fahrrad-Rades ist häufig erzählt worden und hinlänglich bekannt. Ein Aspekt hat dabei jedoch oftmals zu wenig Berücksichtigung gefunden: die Benutzbarkeit dieser eigentümlichen Apparatur. click to enlarge Marcel Duchamp, Bicycle Wheel, 1913 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp, ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris Rhonda R

  • A Life in Pictures Revisited

    • Kennedy, Jake    05/01/00

    Marcel Duchamp: A Life in Picturesby Jennifer Gough-Cooper & Jacques Caumont,Translated by Antony Melville,Illustrations by André Raffray,Atlas Press, 1999. (UK 5.99 USA $8.95) 26 pages click to enlarge Cover for Marcel Duchamp A life in Pictures, 1999 ©1999, André Raffray and Atlas Press See Marcel. See Marcel pun. See Marcel's toys:

  • An Open Letter to Donald Kuspit

    • Barowitz, Elliott    05/01/00

    All quotations in the following letter were taken from a taped recording of the "Jewis Holocaust in Art" session (24 February 2000; 9:30 AM - Noon) at the 88th Annual Conference of the College Art Association held at the Hilton Hotel in New York City, 23 - 26 February 2000. The recording was made by the CAA. Dear Donald: In regard to an exchange of

  • Shooting Bullets at the Barn

    • Girst, Thomas (with video)    05/01/00

    click to enlarge Left subtitle Marcel Duchamp, Cover for the First Papers of Surrealism, New York, 1942 (verso) © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris Right subtitle Marcel Duchamp, Cover for the First Papers of Surrealism, New York, 1942 (recto) © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris click to enlarge Kurt