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By Thomas Girst

“Girst elegantly unravels the skeins of Duchamp’s considering. . . . a vital compendium for confusing out a vital artist.” —Richard Armstrong, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation

one of the so much influential artists of the final hundred years, Marcel Duchamp holds nice attract for plenty of modern artists around the world and is essentially thought of to be one of many founding fathers of contemporary artwork. regardless of this reputation, books on Duchamp are usually hyper-theoretical, infrequently featuring the artist in an available manner. This new booklet explores the artist’s lifestyles and paintings via brief, alphabetical dictionary entries that introduce his legacy in a transparent and interesting way.

From alchemy and anatomy to Warhol and home windows, The Duchamp Dictionary deals a pithy and readable textual content that attracts on in-depth scholarship and the very most recent study. Thomas Girst contains with regards to two hundred entries at the finest and demanding artistic endeavors, relationships, humans, and ideas in Duchamp’s life—from The Bicycle Wheel and Fountain to Walter and Louise Arensberg, Peggy Guggenheim, Katherine Dreier, and Arturo Schwarz. pleasant, newly commissioned illustrations introduce every one letter of the alphabet and accompany decide upon entries, shooting the irreverent spirit of the artist himself. fifty nine colour illustrations

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19. Ibid. (Note no. 20). 20. Ibid. (Note no. 9). 21. Cabanne, 1987, p. sixteen. 22. Jouffroy, 1954, p. thirteen. 23. Seitz, 1963, pp. a hundred and ten, 112–13, 129–31, p. one hundred thirty. 24. Thomas Girst, ‘Prix Marcel Duchamp 2000: Seven Questions for Thomas Hirschhorn’, in Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp stories on-line magazine, vol. 2, factor four (January 2000), (18 August 2012). 25. Duchamp, as quoted by way of Henri-Pierre Roché, ‘Souvenirs of Marcel Duchamp’, in Lebel, 1959, pp. 79–87, p. eighty five. J 1. Quoted in Harriet and Sidney Janis, ‘Marcel Duchamp: Anti-Artist’, in Ford (ed. ), 1945, pp. 18–24, fifty three, p. 18. 2. Duchamp within the Temptation of St. Anthony, 1946, p. three. three. Jouffroy, 1954, p. thirteen. four. Ibid. five. Cabanne, 1987, p. 89. 6. Duchamp quoted in Gough-Cooper and Caumont, in Hultén (ed. ), 1993, in the access for 25 February 1952, n. p. 7. Gough-Cooper and Caumont, in Hultén (ed. ), 1993, in the access for 12 August 1961, n. p. eight. Cabanne, 1987, p. fifty eight. nine. Ibid. okay 1. Sanouillet and Peterson (eds), 1989, pp. 150–51, p. one hundred fifty. 2. Ibid. , p. 151. L 1. Rousseau quoted in sprint, 2010, p. 141. 2. Gustave Flaubert from Madame Bovary (1856), quoted in Zamora, 1997, p. 178. three. Quoted in an interview with Otto Hahn, in Gough-Cooper and Caumont, in Hultén (ed. ), 1993, in the access for 23 July 1964, n. p. four. Ibid. five. Quoted in an interview with William Seitz, in ibid. , in the access for 15 February 1963, n. p. 6. Quoted in an interview with Otto Hahn, in ibid. , in the access for 23 July 1964, n. p. 7. Duchamp, from a talk with Schuster, 1957, pp. 143–45, p. a hundred and forty four. eight. Cabanne, 1987, p. forty. nine. Tomkins, 2013, p. seventy eight. 10. Sanouillet and Peterson (eds), 1989, p. 39. eleven. Ibid. , p. forty four. 12. Sanouillet, 1954, p. five. thirteen. Lebel, ‘Portrait of Marcel Duchamp as a Dropout’, in Franklin (ed. ), 2006, pp. 72–85, pp. seventy two, seventy three. 14. Quoted in Henderson, 1998, p. seventy two. 15. Levy, ‘“Duchampiana”’, in Ford (ed. ), 1945, pp. 33–34, p. 34. sixteen. Levy, 1977, p. 20. 17. Levy, 1936, p. 17. 18. Levy, ‘“Duchampiana”’, in Ford (ed. ), 1945, pp. 33–34, p. 33. 19. Ibid. 20. Duchamp, ‘The nice difficulty with artwork during this nation’ (1946), in Moure, 2009, pp. 115–17, p. 117. 21. Quoted in Tomkins, 1996, p. seventy three. 22. De Zayas, 1919, n. p. 23. Sanouillet and Peterson (eds), 1989, p. forty three. 24. Ibid. , p. forty four. 25. Quoted in Taylor, 2009, p. 421. 26. Henri-Pierre Roché quoted in Tomkins, 1996, p. 174. 27. Marquis, 2002, p. 2 hundred. 28. Quoted in Naumann, 2012, p. 161. 29. Schwarz, 2000, p. 875. 30. Duchamp in an interview with Pierre Cabanne, ‘Marcel Duchamp – je suis un défroque’, Arts & Loisirs, 35 (31 may well 1966), pp. 16–17, p. 17. 31. Cabanne, 1987, p. 15. M 1. wooden, ‘Marcel’, in Kuenzli and Naumann (eds), 1989, pp. 12–17, p. 17. 2. Cabanne, 1987, p. seventy six. three. Ibid. four. Ibid. five. nameless, 1959, pp. 118–19, p. 119. 6. Quoted in Taylor, 2009, p. 409. 7. Ibid. , p. 412. eight. Ibid. , p. 425. nine. Ibid. , pp. 407, 417, 419. 10. Naumann and Deitch (eds), 1998, pp. 22–23. eleven. Quoted in Clearwater (ed. ), 1991, p. 111. 12. grey, 1969, pp. 20–23, p. 21. thirteen. Ibid. 14. Tomkins, 2013, p. eighty four. 15. Quoted in Gough-Cooper and Caumont, in Hultén (ed. ), 1993, in the access for twenty-four November 1954, n.

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