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Marc Décimo - Étant donné Marcel Duchamp
An erudite investigation into the enigma of Marcel Duchamp's great testamentary work Étant donnés 1° La chute d'eau 2° Le gaz d'éclairage, an installation conceived for twenty years in the greatest secrecy before being unveiled to the public a year after the death of the inventor of the readymade, which gives the viewer new keys to interpretation, by examining both what the work concludes and what it opens.
Linguist, semiotician and art historian, Marc Décimo is Professor of Contemporary Art History in Paris-X Nanterre and Regent of the College of 'Pataphysics (Chair of Literary, Ethnographical and Architectural Amoriography). He is the editor of Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor's memories with Marcel Duchamp, and of Brisset's complete works. He published around twenty books on fous littéraires and historical avant-gardes, including an essay on Brisset (Jean-Pierre Brisset - Prince des Penseurs), and numerous books on Duchamp: Duchamp mis à nu (“Duchamp laid bare”), Duchamp facile (“Duchamp made easy”)...
published in October 2022
French edition
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
312 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-37896-217-3
EAN : 9782378962173
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