Marcel Duchamp, Fountain

by William A. Camfield

Publisher: Houston Fine Art Press in Houston, TX

Written in English
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  • Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968. -- Exhibitions.,
  • Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Dadaism -- France -- Exhibitions.,
  • Found objects (Art) -- France -- Exhibitions.,
  • Urinals (Plumbing fixtures) in art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Sculpture, French -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam A. Camfield ; introduction by Walter Hopps.
ContributionsDuchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968.
LC ClassificationsNB553.D76 A64 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2398327M
ISBN 100939594102, 0940619059
LC Control Number87028248

  Kant after Duchamp brings together eight essays around a central thesis with many implications for the history of avant-gardes. Although Duchamp's ready mades broke with all previously known styles, de Duve observes that he made the logic of modernist art practice the subject matter of his work, a shift in aesthetic judgment that replaced the classical "this is beautiful" with "this is art."Reviews: 6. Perhaps no twentieth-century artist utilized puns and linguistic ambiguity with greater effect--and greater controversy--than Marcel Duchamp. Through a careful unpacking of his major works, Dalia Judovitz finds that Duchamp may well have the last laugh. She examines how he interpreted notions of mechanical reproduction in order to redefine the meaning and value of the art object, the artist. Marcel Duchamp, Fountain by Camfield, William A at - ISBN - ISBN - Houston Fine Art Press - - Softcover. Marcel Duchamp La Mariee Mise a Nu Chez Marcel Duchamp Meme by Arturo Schwarz French Edition Hardcover Book Cubism Dada France Artist BowTieBookShop. From shop BowTieBookShop. 5 out of 5 stars (82) 82 Marcel Duchamp T-Shirt / The Fountain T-Shirt / Art T-Shirt / Unisex Clothing DIYPrintingShop. From shop DIYPrintingShop. 5 out of 5 stars.

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“This book, timely in every sense, brilliantly shows how Marcel Duchamp’s creative strategy over the period s to s resulted in an opus that did more than merely meet the eye. For Duchamp’s notorious ready-made Fountain (), visually provocative though it was, is but Fountain book element in a complex enterprise implicating the object of Brand: Palgrave Pivot.

Inthe newly formed Society of Independent Artists received an unusual submission for its inaugural exhibit in New York: a porcelain urinal signed with the name “R. Mutt.” The Society's board members agreed to accept it into the exhibition, but they decided at the last minute to omit the piece, entitled Fountain, from the final display.

It was later revealed that the artist Marcel. This book marks the centenary of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain by critically re-examining the established interpretation of the introduces a new methodological approach to art-historical practice rooted in a revised understanding of Lacan, Freud and Slavoj Žižek.

The Book in Three Sentences. This book is a collection of transcriptions from a series of interviews between writer Calvin Tomkins and artist Marcel Duchamp. Duchamp believed strongly in doing work that was free from tradition and starting with as much of a blank slate as possible.

Artwork page for ‘Fountain’, Marcel Duchamp,replica on display at Tate Modern. Fountain is Duchamp’s most famous work. It is an example of what he called a ‘ready-made’ sculpture.

These were made from ordinary manufactured objects. He then presented them as artworks. This invites us to question what makes an object ‘art’. Marcel Duchamp, photograph published in Les Peintres Cubistes, This is an incomplete list of works by the French artist Marcel Duchamp (28 July – 2 October ), painter, sculptor, chess player, and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada.

Duchamp is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, as one of the three artists who. The story goes like this: Marcel Duchamp, brilliant inventor of the “ready-made” and “anti-retinal art”, submitted Fountain, a urinal signed R Mutt, to the American Society of Independent.

Other articles where Fountain is discussed: Maurizio Cattelan: Comedian recalls Marcel Duchamp’s revolutionary Fountain, wherein a mass-produced object (in that case a urinal) became art through conceptual means: the artist’s declaration that the urinal was art, the work’s acceptance into the Independents Exhibition in New York City, and its placement on a pedestal in a gallery.

Editors’ Tip: Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: One Hundred Years Later. This book marks the centenary of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain by critically re-examining the established interpretation of the work.

It introduces a new methodological approach to art-historical practice rooted in a revised understanding of Lacan, Freud and Slavoj Žižek.

Fountain by Marcel Duchamp is an art piece that displays conceptual art. The picture is of an upside-down porcelain urinal. The piece was done inand submitted to the Society of Independent Artists.

Submitted under the pseudonym R. Mutt, the R stands for Richard, which was French slang for. Summary of Marcel Duchamp. Few artists can boast of having changed the course of art history in the way that Marcel Duchamp did. By challenging the very notion of what is art, his first readymades sent shock waves across the art world that can still be felt today.

Duchamp's ongoing preoccupation with the mechanisms of desire and human sexuality as well as his fondness for wordplay aligns his Nationality: French. Was Marcel Duchamp's 'Fountain' actually created by a long-forgotten pioneering feminist. In a new book, John Higgs looks at the story behind one of the most famous artworks of the 20th century.

The TASCHEN introduction to the audacious art of Duchamp, including Fountain, Bicycle Wheel, and ry: Books > Art. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book.

No eBook available MARCEL DUCHAMP: FOUNTAIN. Author: William A. Camfield: Publisher: Houston Fine Art Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Nov   Love it or hate it, Marcel Duchamp's urinal revolutionised modern culture in Did the 20th century's cleverest artist play a great joke on history, asks Jonathan Jones.

To begin to understand Marcel Duchamp’s specific piece of art “The Fountain” I delved deep into the history behind the Dada movement, from which Duchamp thrived. This began with an in depth look at Western Europe during World War I, The Dada’s reaction to the World War, and more specifically Marcel Duchamp’s reaction to the World War.

This book offers an engaging and accessible introduction to one of the twentieth century’s greatest and most enigmatic artists, Marcel Duchamp (–). A hugely influential pioneer whose creative output was predicated on a fundamental questioning of what art is, Duchamp is well known despite remaining mysterious as an artist, owing to.

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The books we offer give the best regional planting advice and greatest in. Duchamp’s historic catalogue raisonné-cum-artist's book, superbly designed by the artist, now back in print in a facsimile edition.

InFrench art critic and collector Robert Lebel published Sur Marcel Duchamp, a catalogue raisonné of Duchamp’s works between and and the first monograph published on the work of the legendary artist.

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Camfield, W. Marcel Duchamp's fountain Book. Kuenzli, R. and Naumann, F. Marcel Duchamp - MIT Press - Cambridge, Mass. Other significant English-language publications on Duchamp before include Marcel Duchamp: From the Green Box (New Haven, The Readymade Press, ; 25 notes translated by George Heard Hamilton and published in an edition of ), Robert Lebel’s widely available monograph Marcel Duchamp (New York, Grove Press, ), and Richard Hamilton.

Marcel Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2 (). Public domain. Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2) deeply offended the Cubists, because although it selected the color palette and form of Cubism, it added a reference to explicit perpetual motion and was seen as a dehumanized rendering of the female painting also created a big scandal at the New.

Marcel Duchamp was born at Blainville-Crevon in Normandy, France, and grew up in a family that enjoyed cultural activities. The art of painter and engraver Émile Frédéric Nicolle (fr), his maternal grandfather, filled the house, and the family liked to play chess, read books.

Marcel Duchamp’s The Fountain. Dada was an art movement that emerged as a reaction to the brutality of World War 1. The movement rejected traditional views of reasoning by embracing a number of.

Who was Marcel Duchamp. Some know him as a great chessplayer. In his lifetime, he was famous for his personal elegance and his profound indifference to money. He was also a key figure in the history of modern art, who astonished, disturbed and shocked his contemporaries with his unusual and often absurd works.

With Fountain, he showed how the artist's will alone could elevate an industrial. A selection of images from the pages of Fountainhead, an homage to, and deconstruction of, Marcel Duchamp’s famous Fountain.

photography courtesy of the Art Foundation The Nasher’s Big Book of. 26 The attribution of Fountain to Duchamp seems first to have appeared in English in R. Motherwell: The Dada Painters and Poets, New York ; and then in R. Lebel: Marcel Duchamp, London Georges Hugnet’s L’Aventure Dada, the first comprehensive history in French, appeared in with the same attribution.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (1 color) ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Essays: Marcel / Beatrice Wood --Marcel Duchamp: the man, even / Arturo Schwarz --Marcel Duchamp: reconciliation of opposites / Francis M.

Naumann --Resonances of Duchamp's visit to Munich / Thierry de Duve --Marcel Duchamp's Fountain. In Marcel Duchamp and the Art of Life, a recent book about the artist’s interest in esoteric rituals and erotic activities, Jacquelynn Baas writes, “As photographed by Stieglitz the urinal can.

Duchamp's famous last artwork, seen not as a summation of his work but as an invitation to endless interpretation. Following Marcel Duchamp's death inthe Philadelphia Museum of Art stunned the art world by unveiling a project on which he had been working secretly for twenty years, long after he had supposedly given up art for chess.Create your own "readymade" artwork with the Fountain Sticker.

Created exclusively for the centennial celebration of Marcel Duchamp's Fountain. Duchamp's Fountain is among the most notorious artworks of the twentieth century. Duchamp didn't make was a manufactured object – an ordinary urinal purchased in a hardware store.Marcel Duchamp (märsĕl´ düshäN´), –, French painter, brother of Raymond Duchamp-Villon and half-brother of Jacques p is noted for his cubist-futurist painting Nude Descending a Staircase, depicting continuous action with a series of overlapping figures; it was the cause of great controversy when exhibited in at the New York Armory Show.