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By Anne Collins Goodyear, James W. Mcmanus

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aka Marcel Duchamp is an anthology of contemporary essays by means of best students on Marcel Duchamp, arguably the main influential artist of the 20 th century. With scholarship addressing the entire diversity of Duchamp's profession, those papers learn how Duchamp's impression grew and inspired itself upon his contemporaries and next generations of artists. Duchamp offers an illuminating version of the dynamics of play in building of inventive id and legacy, including either own volition and contributions made via fellow artists, critics, and historians. This quantity isn't just vital for its contributions to Duchamp experiences and the sunshine it sheds at the greater effect of Duchamp's artwork and profession on smooth and modern artwork, but additionally for what it finds approximately how the heritage of artwork itself is formed over the years by way of transferring agendas, evolving methodologies, and new discoveries.

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What everyone aimed for was “personality,” a word frequently evoked at the time, which had come to mean a colorful, original combination of attributes that attracted an audience. As Theodore Dreiser described it, old-time virtues, such as honesty, fairness, and intellect did not suffice; magnetism and vitality were also required. ”12 Postwar anxieties and new concepts of identity formation ratcheted up the need for self-invention. ”13 In other words, the artist or author, scientist or socialite—along with the performer—had to assume the mask of his constructed persona.

Along with Duchamp’s cover, McBride singled out Tristan Tzara’s “wonderful letter” printed on the second page of New York Dada as a notable highlight. ” Written for an American audience, Tzara formulated his humorous text using the language of advertising copy. ” Within American commodity culture Dada fit right in, positioning itself as a catchy and marketable brand name. ” Although they had yet to meet in person, on the pages of New York Dada, Duchamp and Tzara saw eye to eye on the nature and appeal of a New York Dada—Dada, happily wedded to commodity culture.

3) Catherine Craft Pictures of the Past: Dada and the Two Duchamps Lewis Kachur Intrusion in the Enchanters’ Domain: Duchamp’s Exhibition Identity 3. Taking Stock of Duchamp James W. McManus and Anne Collins Goodyear Sur Mesure: On Jean Crotti’s Idea of Marcel Duchamp Scott Homolka and Scott Gerson Two Portraits of Marcel Duchamp by Jean Crotti: Technical Note Michael Taylor Hieronymus Duchamp Francis M. Naumann Duchamp’s Detractors Janine Mileaf The Stripper and the Glass: Hannah Wilke at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Brian O’Doherty Taking Duchamp’s Portrait Selected Bibliography About the Contributors Index Acknowledgments This volume, like any scholarly endeavor, has benefitted immensely from the support and example of numerous individuals.

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