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Unpacking Duchamp - Art in Transit (Paperback, New Ed): Dalia Judovitz

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Dalia Judovitz

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Perhaps no 20th-century artist utilized puns and linguistic ambiguity with greater effect - and greater controversy - than Marcel Duchamp. Through a careful "unpacking" of his major works, the author 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, and artistic production. The book begins with Duchamp's supposed abandonment of painting and his subsequent return to material that mimics art without being readily classifiable as such. Her book questions his paradoxical renunciation of pictorial and artistic conventions while continuing to evoke and speculatively draw upon them. She offers analyses of his major works including "The Large Glass", "Fountain", and "The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even". Duchamp, a poser and solver of problems, was occupied by issues of genre, gender and representation. His puns, double entendres, and word games become poetic machines, all part of his intellectual quest for the very limits of nature, culture and perception. Judovitz demonstrates how Duchamp's redefinition of artistic modes of production thro

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Imprint: University of California Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 1998
First published: 1996
Authors: Dalia Judovitz
Dimensions: 251 x 175 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 310
Edition: New Ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-520-21376-0
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects
Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles > From 1900
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Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Art treatments & subjects > Individual artists
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LSN: 0-520-21376-9
Barcode: 9780520213760

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