• Response to “Boats & Deckchairs”

    • Ausubel, Robert    05/01/00

    Dear Professors, I am only vaguely familiar with the concept of the fourth dimension, and your fascinating essay in the January Natural History will encourage me to investigate it. I believe that you are away of some points that I would like to make and ignored them for brevity's sake, but let's see. One of the overriding proposals of the essay

  • ‘Infusion Ball’ or ‘Holy Ampule’?

    • Else, Tobias    05/01/00

    click to enlarge Figure 1 Sir Roger's Infusion Apparatus, A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Medical Appliances,Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, 1938, p. 186 To the Editor: Stimulated by the article "Paris Air" or "Holy Ampule" by Girst and Shearer in the December 1999 issue ofTout-fait, I conducted some research about t

  • Duchamp and Dreier

    • Angeline, John    05/01/00

    Dear Tout-Fait, Congratulations on an exciting and generally brilliant issue! As a co-editor of an online arts journal (PART, http://web.gsuc.cuny.edu/dsc/part.html) I am impressed with what you have done. One quibble — the Anastasi article about the Large Glass, while intriguing, unfortunately falls into the same wrongheaded cliches ab

  • Response to ‘Duchamp and Dreier’

    • Anastasi, William    05/01/00

    William Anastasi responds: I was pleased to learn that Katherine Dreier has been the subject of a doctoral dissertation. If there is evidence showing that the Tomkins and Marquis accounts of her relationship with Duchamp are off base, adjustments would be welcome. Dr. Angeline states that "correspondence between Dreier and Duchamp does reveal that

  • Duchamp’s Veiled Intentions Regarding Draft Pistons Gauze

    • Harvey, Glenn    05/01/00

    Hello Tout-Fait, What a find! I'm an "anartist" and post-grad art history and theory student at the University of Essex in the UK (Dawn Ades and Margaret Iversen are my tutors). This first issue was tremendous. More please! Apropos of Rhonda and Stephen's article on the "Standard Stoppages," I'm probably not the only Duchampian to notice, also,

  • Response to “‘Infusion Ball’ or ‘Holy Ampule’?”

    • Shearer, Rhonda Roland    05/01/00

    click to enlarge Marcel Duchamp,Fountain, 1917 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris Marcel Duchamp,Trébuche t (Trap), 1917 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. Marcel Duchamp, Hat Rack, 1917 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. We truly appreciate the effor

  • Response to “Duchamp’s Veiled Intentions Regarding Draft Pistons Gauze”

    • 05/01/00

    click to enlarge Illustration 1 Marcel Duchamp, signed version of Draft Pistons, 1914 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. Illustration 2 Marcel Duchamp, unsigned version of Draft Pistons, 1914 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. Rhonda Roland Shearer responds: Your interesting