Duchampian News & Views

  • Dadarts.com has interesting Duchampian photos

    If you want to see some interesting photos of Duchamp and his works go to Dadart.com.

    Images include Duchamp and his wife, Teeny, with John Cage in 1968 playing electronic chess and an image, shown above of Duchamp in Andy Warhol’s New York studio.  

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  • Alec Nevala-Lee, author inspired by Duchamp

    Alec Nevala-Lee blogs about when the Duchamp inspiration struck: "While doing research on art history at the Brooklyn Public Library, I stumbled across the wonderful book Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles? by James Elkins, who explores the issue of why we’re collectively drawn to interpret and tell stories about pictorial works of art…" Read more 

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  • What did Marcel Duchamp tell Bill Griffith?

    Alan Bisbort in an interview with underground cartoonist Bill Griffith (a.k.a. Zippy) reveals details about Griffith’s brief encounter with Marcel Duchamp when he was 19 years old. Griffith was a student at Pratt . He told the famed artist at the master’s restrospective exhibition that he, Griffith wanted to be an artist.

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  • Duchamp’s friend, John Cage, Celebrated

    Steven Rosen, City Beat, writes that Carl Solway, recently celebrated his 50th year as a "gallerist" in Cincinnati.  Solway spoke to arts enthusiasts at Hamilton’s Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park about "the milestone" of his new exhibition on Marcel Duchamp’s friend, John Cage.

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  • Marcel Duchamp on YouTube

    If you search "Marcel Duchamp, artist" on YouTube, there are over 3,000 results. Video interviews with Duchamp are among the must-sees for any Duchamp fan. There are videos of artists whose work is inspired by Duchamp and videos of Duchamp playing or discussing chess.

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  • Portraits of Duchamp on Only Images

    The web site, Only Images, has a good selection of photos of Marcel Duchamp. The site states:  "This [web site] is dedicated to the creators who have influenced my creative energy. To the people who have informed my art and moved me. Enjoy as much as I have."

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  • Marcel Duchamp’s Exhibition History

    DadaCompanion.com has published a useful list of exhibitions. "The following [list] is offered not as a complete list of exhibitions by Marcel Duchamp, but as a comprehensive selection intended to give a survey of his activities and the way his work came to be known. Invaluable sources for a complete listing are the publications by Francis M. Naumann and Hector Obalk and Timothy Shipe for Arturo Schwarz.".. read more...
  • Marcel Duchamp’s Exhibition History

    Find out more about Marcel Duchamp’s exhibition history on dada-companion.com.

            

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  • A La Duchamp, Jillian Mayer Chews Off Her Arms For Art Basel

    The title of Jillian Mayer's video submission to Art Basel may be inspired by Marcel Duchamp's L.H.O.O.Q., but her grotesque content certainly takes matters a step further. In H.I.L.M.D.A., a section from Love Trips: A Triptych on Love, Mayer chews off her own arms. Actually, she only physically chews off one her limbs, the first she simply rips off with her as of yet intact other arm. The piece recalls the famous, and armless, statue of Aphrodite (or Venus) de M.. read more...
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