• 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. W

  • 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)

  • 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 wit

  • 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

  • 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, iron

  • The Gift of Cassandra

    • Metcalf, James    05/01/00

    click to enlarge Left Marcel Duchamp,Exterior view of Etant donnés: 1° la chute d'eau / 2° le gaz d'éclairage(Given: 1. The Waterfall / 2. The Illuminating Gas), 1946-1966 © 2000 Succession Marcel Duchamp ARS, N.Y./ADAGP, Paris. Right Marcel Duchamp, Interior view of Etant donnés: 1° la chute d'eau / 2° le

  • 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 Dummie

  • 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 e