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Duchamp (Taschen Basic Art Series)

Sunday Read is a weekly feature on books we come across and like. In addition to of course the content,

our focus lies primarily on the design, its haptic and layout. This is reflected upon through unique set ups,  that is presented in a series of photographs. A small statement in the end provides you with all further necessary information.

An enigma to art historians and a great source of inspiration to other artists Someone else may have invented the wheel, but Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) invented the ready-made.  A bottle dryer may be a bottle dryer, but signed by Duchamp it is also one of the major works of 20th century art. Duchamp has been an enigma to art historians and a great source of inspiration to other artists.  This study addresses the myth and reveals the compelling charisma of Marcel Duchamp. About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN’s Basic Art series features: a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist,



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