• Duchamp as Trickster

    • Gerrard, Steven B.    05/01/00

    click to enlarge Photograph of Duchamp sitting in front of a chess set designed by Max Ernst, 1968 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. click to enlarge The white square needs to be in the lower right-hand corner. Seen in James Eade, Chess for Dummies, 1996, p. 11 Cover for the "Chess for Dummies," by James Eade, IDG Boo

  • Leonardo’s Optics Through the Eyes of Duchamp: A Note on the Small Glass

    • Shambroom, Donald    05/01/00

    click to enlarge Marcel Duchamp,To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour, 1918 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp, ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris The following example of Marcel Duchamp’s overlooked encounter with the mind of Leonardo da Vinci is excerpted from a longer essay. The edition of Leonardo

  • 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:

  • “Desperately Seeking Elsie” Authenticating the Authenticity of L.H.O.O.Q.‘s Back

    • Girst, Thomas    12/01/99

    click to enlarge Figure 1 Figure 2 Duchamp's most fervent biographers, Jacques Caumont and Jennifer Gough-Cooper, tell us that Duchamp was in New York City on 22 December 1944 and that, on this day, he met up with Frederick Kiesler in the afternoon for a discussion about a forthcoming issue of View magazine. This issue was going to be dedicate

  • “Faucon” or “Perroquet”? A Note on Duchamp’s Morceaux choisis d’après Courbet

    • Adcock, Craig    12/01/99

    click to enlarge Illustration 1. © 1999 Succession Marcel Duchamp, ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. Morceaux choisis d'après Courbet, 1968 click to enlarge Illustration 2. Gustave Courbet, Woman with White Stockings, 1861 Illustration 3. Gustave Courbet, Woman Holding a Parrot, 1866 I have always thought that the bird in Duchamp's 1968 etching, M

  • “Fountain” avant la Lettre

    • Gurrola, Juan José and Girst, Thomas    12/01/99

    click to enlarge © 1999 Succession Marcel Duchamp, ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, 1917 (Photograph by Alfred Stieglitz). In his as yet unpublished article "Duchamp's New Leap," on Duchamp's Given, the infrathin and the readymades, Juan José Gurrola draws our attention to the following quotation in Norbert Elia

  • Marcel Duchamp and Glass

    • Shambroom, Donald    12/01/99

    click to enlarge Illustration 1. Detail of the cover of Vogue magazine (July 1945), showing parts of Duchamp's Large Glass in the foreground I. CRACKS Cracks travel, but never in a straight line. They are always slightly deflected, but a crack that starts at one edge of a sheet of glass will hardly ever stop until it reaches another edge. Cra

  • Marcel Duchamp’s Three Threads

    • Yang, Shin-Yi    12/01/99

    click to enlarge 1999 Succession Marcel Duchamp, ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. In 1963 the Pasadena Art Museum in California presented Marcel Duchamp’s first retrospective exhibition. Organized by the young curator Walter Hopps, this exhibition introduced, for the fist time, Duchamp’s works to the West Coast's spectators and artists. The exhibiti