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The world of Marcel Duchamp, 1887-1968

Author: Calvin Tomkins; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: New York : Time-Life Books, 1972.
Series: Time-Life library of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : RevView all editions and formats
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"Long ignored by the art public and appreciated by few of his contemporaries, Duchamp...is being increasing valued as the most potent influence on the diverse, antitraditional arts of the mid-20th Century" -- p. 7.
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Named Person: Marcel Duchamp; Marcel Duchamp
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Calvin Tomkins; Time-Life Books.
OCLC Number: 566094
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 31 cm.
Contents: A most unlikely patron saint --
Through art to anti-art --
The nightmare cry of Dada --
A legend under glass --
Surrealism's dream world --
Limp watches and high ideals --
A new art in America --
Idol of the iconoclasts.
Series Title: Time-Life library of art.
Responsibility: by Calvin Tomkins and the editors of Time-Life Books.

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"Long ignored by the art public and appreciated by few of his contemporaries, Duchamp...is being increasing valued as the most potent influence on the diverse, antitraditional arts of the mid-20th Century" -- p. 7.

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