• 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 M

  • 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

  • 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

  • “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 b

  • “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 D

  • “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 In his as yet unpublished article "Duchamp's New Leap," on Duchamp's Given, the infrathin and the readymades, Juan José Gurrola draws our attention to the following quotation in Norbert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

  • 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. Th