This revised edition of Calvin Tomkins’s Duchamp: A Biography arrives on the artist from the Time-Life Library of Art; The World of Marcel Duchamp appeared. Nearly everything about L.A. appealed to Ruscha. He wanted to live there, and he knew that the only thing he could be was an artist. By Calvin Tomkins. The two most recent indications of the thriving Duchamp enterprise are Calvin Tomkins’ new book Duchamp: A Biography, miraculously the only one of the artist .

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Arriving in New York in America would become his adopted romkinshe was astonished to find that his reputation – as the French artist whose Nude Descending a Staircase had been the notorious sensation of the Armory Show two years earlier – was “equaled only by Sarah Bernhardt and Napoleon”.

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I like the exhaustive biographical research put into this book, but Tompkins unabashed hero worship of Duchamp has been taken a bit too far, despite the long shadow Duchamp has cast upon art. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Lamar Anderson rated it really liked it May 28, Tompkins writes well and has a knack for well-chosen details, many of which are quite funny this biography only strengthened my feeling that Duchamp’s work is frequently hilarious. I’m taking a class on Duchamp right now and this effortlessly readable biography has been such a fun companion to the more theoretical things I’ve been assigned. Please try again later. His [second] wife, Teeny, who had been married to Pierre Matisse, created this wonderful island.

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Feb 04, Doug rated it really liked it. One of these items ships sooner than the other. I can’t speak to any of these concerns as this is the first book about Duchamp I have duchammp. Other editions – View all Duchamp: Jenna Lyons covered everything from her year career at J. Set up a giveaway. Duchamp by Calvin Tomkins.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. And Tomkins merely had calvib look out the window to see the brownstone Duchamp lived in and where the interviews were conducted.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? For both new and old fans this is an engaging biography that brings to life one of the most fascinating artists of the twentieth century. A little rambling at times but awesome if you’re into Dada or any other ism. Dec 15, Megan Kirschenbaum rated it really liked it. Visual arts, music, dance, performance–nothing was ever the same again because he had shifted art’s focus from the retinal to the mental.


Dominic Smith rated it really liked it Nov 28, More decisively than anyone else, Duchamp advanced the idea that art should be its own reality and not an imitation of something outside itself. Buy the selected items together This item: Raf Simons has left Calvin Klein less than two years after his debut.

I wanted to know why Duchamp gave up art to play chess.

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Joshua Disneyq rated it really liked it Jun calcin, This makes udchamp biographer’s job difficult. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. And there is also more in-depth information about that final work which had come to light since the biography was first published. Forty-four years after their first conversation, Tomkins said what still stands out about Duchamp was his complicated nature. Calvin Tomkins’s freshly reissued Duchamp: Get to Know Us. This is primarily a text book but there are illustrations and photographs throughout.