Marcel Duchamp

 
9780500275238: Marcel Duchamp
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

As this century draws to a close, it becomes increasingly clear how profoundly the elusive life and art of Marcel Duchamp have influenced the trajectory of modern art. Duchamp seems to have been one of those rare people with the ability to foreshadow the future, and ever since 1913, when his "Nude Descending a Staircase" created a sensation at the Armory Show in New York, his prophetic vision, his statements and his works have indicated new terrain in which artists could operate. The works Duchamp produced after his precocious and much-publicised retirement from "retinal" art, as early as 1922, have provided the springboard for a number of movements and tendencies in art since the 1950s: conceptual art, art-language, multi-media art, happenings and performance art. Duchamp's field of action was one where language, thought and vision acted upon one author, yet he had no messianic pretensions and summarised his attitudes as "Doubt in myself, doubt in everything, in the first place never believing in truth." This publication contains numerous newly researched documents, both written and visual.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Gough-Cooper and Caumont are renowned Duchamp scholars, authors of the recently published Marcel Duchamp: Ephemerides (UK: Thames & Hudson).

Language Notes:

Text: English, Spanish (translation)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book

Shipping: US$ 11.31
From Italy to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780847846870: Marcel Duchamp

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0847846873 ISBN 13:  9780847846870
Publisher: Gagosian / Rizzoli, 2015
Hardcover

9781900565158: Marcel Duchamp

Atlas Pr, 1999
Hardcover

9780847809783: Marcel Duchamp

Rizzoli, 1988
Hardcover

9780500236567: Marcel Duchamp

Thames..., 1993
Hardcover

9781854903105: Marcel Duchamp (Art Monographs)

Wiley-..., 1993
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Moure Gloria
Published by Thames and Hudson (1988)
ISBN 10: 0500275238 ISBN 13: 9780500275238
New brossura Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Apeiron Book Service
(Sant'Oreste, RM, Italy)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Thames and Hudson, 1988. brossura. Condition: nuovo. Unread Copies. Some minor shelf wear., Ill. bn: 50 b/w illustrations, Ill. colori: 94 colour illustrations, Peso: 625 gr. Seller Inventory # 184-CC02

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.75
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.31
From Italy to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds