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Marcel Duchamp: 1887-1968; Art as Anti-Art / Edition 1
     

Marcel Duchamp: 1887-1968; Art as Anti-Art / Edition 1

by Janis Mink
 

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ISBN-10: 3822863165

ISBN-13: 2903822863168

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Taschen America, LLC

An enigma to art historians and a great source of inspiration to other artists

Someone else may have invented the wheel, but Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) invented the ready-made. A bottle dryer may be a bottle dryer, but signed by Duchamp it is also one of the major works of 20th century art.

Duchamp has been an enigma to art historians and a great source

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An enigma to art historians and a great source of inspiration to other artists

Someone else may have invented the wheel, but Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) invented the ready-made. A bottle dryer may be a bottle dryer, but signed by Duchamp it is also one of the major works of 20th century art.

Duchamp has been an enigma to art historians and a great source of inspiration to other artists. This study addresses the myth and reveals the compelling charisma of Marcel Duchamp.

About the Series:

Each book in TASCHEN’s Basic Art series features:

  • a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance
  • a concise biography
  • approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2903822863168
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Basic Art Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
96

Table of Contents

Why Not Sneeze?6
A Young Man in Spring10
On a Train of Thought28
Breaking Free42
Major Accomplishments62
Chronology94

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