Duchamp: Love and Death, even by Juan Antonio Ramirez

By Juan Antonio Ramirez

Marcel Duchamp's stature within the heritage of artwork has grown progressively because the Nineteen Fifties, as a number of inventive routine have embraced him as their founding father. yet even if his effect is analogous in simple terms to Picasso's, Duchamp remains to be rather unknown outdoor his slim circle of fans. This booklet seeks to provide an explanation for his oeuvre, which has been shrouded with mystery.
Duchamp's nice preoccupations have been the character of clinical fact and a sense for romance with its traditional restrict, dying. His works all communicate of eroticism in a fashion that pushes the socially applicable to its outer limits. Juan Antonio Ramirez addresses such questions because the which means of the artist's ground-breaking ready-mades and his well-known install Etant donnés; his passionate essay reproduces all of Duchamp's very important works, as well as a variety of formerly unpublished visible resources. Duchamp: Love and dying, even is a seminal monograph for knowing this important determine of contemporary art.

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