The Duchamp Dictionary (Hardcover)

By Thomas Girst, Luke Frost (Illustrator), Therese Vandling (Illustrator)

Thames & Hudson, 9780500239179, 224pp.

Publication Date: May 20, 2014

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Description

From alchemy and anatomy to Warhol and windows, The Duchamp Dictionary offers a pithy and readable text that draws on in-depth scholarship and the very latest research. Thomas Girst includes close to 200 entries on the most interesting and important artworks, relationships, people, and ideas in Duchamp's life--from The Bicycle Wheel and Fountain to Walter and Louise Arensberg, Peggy Guggenheim, Katherine Dreier, and Arturo Schwarz. Delightful, newly commissioned illustrations introduce each letter of the alphabet and accompany select entries, capturing the irreverent spirit of the artist himself.
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