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Critiques of the Ocular: Duchamp and Paris Dada

Dalia Judovitz

in Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter begins with an examination of Marcel Duchamp’s infamous appropriation of the Mona Lisa and his critique of the commodity. It analyzes Duchamp’s works and artistic positions from the ... More


Endgame Strategies: Art, Chess, and Creativity

Dalia Judovitz

in Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the potential significance of chess to Marcel Duchamp’s efforts to rethink the nature of art and the artist. It studies the features of the game to understand how it could help ... More


Philadelphia

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Infra-thin is a concept that permeates Marcel Duchamp's entire oeuvre, a shorthand label for his life-long desire to overcome the distance between Signifier and signified. The best known of Duchamp's ... More


Breaking Glass to Save the Frame: William Carlos Williams and Company

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796557
eISBN:
9780199932542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796557.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the polarity between spectator or readerly irrelevance on the one hand and bodily incorporation of the reader’s body on the other, to investigate writers and artists who ... More


Impossible! Bergson after Duchamp after Caillois

Sarah Kolb

in Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Beyond traditional art historical practice and its haptophobia with experimental, subjectivist, or speculative methods, what we have already begun to learn from Marcel Duchamp can be further ... More


Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Dalia Judovitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Marcel Duchamp’s 1919 readymade, L.H.O.O.Q., which he created by drawing a moustache and goatee on a commercial reproduction of the Mona Lisa, precipitated a radical reevaluation of the meaning of ... More


L’Habite en Spirale: Duchamp, Joyce, and the Ineluctable Visibility of Entropy

Nico Israel

in Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153027
eISBN:
9780231526685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153027.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter compares Joyce's writing of the early 1920s to the late 1930s with Duchamp's artwork of the same period, as it examines the entropy embedded in their spirals. In Duchamp's Anémic Cinéma ... More


The Spectacle of Film: Duchamp and Dada Experiments

Dalia Judovitz

in Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter determines how the critique of the visual nature of art extends into and comes to redefine cinematic expression. The film analyses of works by Picabia, Man Ray, and Duchamp shows that ... More


The Apparatus of Spectatorship: Duchamp, Matta-Clark, and Wilson

Dalia Judovitz

in Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter assesses the questions of the commodification of the spectator’s look through overexposure, and the devices of display that construct and determine the experience of art. It begins with ... More


Rate of Silence

Chris Thompson

in Felt: Fluxus, Joseph Beuys, and the Dalai Lama

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653546
eISBN:
9781452946184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653546.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses Joseph Beuys’ take on the art of silence in contrast to that of Marcel Duchamp and his oeuvre. The efforts to “remake” Duchamp’s works within the context of Beuys’ “Social ... More


‘A Cessation of Resemblances’: Stein/Picasso/Duchamp

Marjorie Perloff

in Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714170
eISBN:
9780191782596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714170.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a radical rethinking of ekphrasis, as it turns from the more familiar pairing of Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso to the relationship between Stein and Marcel Duchamp, and to the ... More


Plato

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The sign is a map, a weaving together of picture and narrative, a power-filled statement which tells us both where we are and where we should go, indicative and imperative in the same breath. Without ... More


Unfulfilled, Incomplete and Indefinitely Deferred: Desire and Art in Butor and Duchamp

in Signs and Designs: Art and Architecture in the Work of Michel Butor

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237785
eISBN:
9781846314063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237785.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the influence of Marcel Duchamp's Grand Verre art project and the notes in Boîte Verte on the theme of Michel Butor's novel Passage de Milan. It suggests that Butor's ... More


On Duchamp and Beuys as Latin American Writers

Héctor Hoyos

in Beyond Bolaño: The Global Latin American Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168427
eISBN:
9780231538664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168427.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores appropriations of the concerns and methods of contemporary art as a strategy for global inscription by offering a reading of César Aira's “Duchamp en México” (1997) and Mario ... More


Remarks: Mirrorical Returns

Dalia Judovitz

in Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the apparatus of spectatorship, which determines the construction of its position in the public sphere in the works of Marcel Duchamp, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Richard Wilson. It ... More


: Moving Images in the Gallery

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Explores the 1955 Movement exhibition in Paris as a early turning point in the emergence of the moving image in postwar art practice. The recovery of Duchamp’s interest in the 19th century ... More


Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

Sarah Keller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162210
eISBN:
9780231538473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162210.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Maya Deren (1917–1961) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Influenced by Jean Cocteau ... More


‘Being kept in the dark can be a critical gesture’: Arakawa and Madeline Gins’s Mechanism of Meaning

Sarah Garland

in Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Mechanism of Meaning (1963-1973; 1996) by artist-architect-poet-philosophers Arakawa and Madeline Gins, unfolds over more than eighty eight-foot high painted and collaged panels, using image, ... More


The Unfinished Business of Modernism: Anémic Cinéma

Scott C. Richmond

in Cinema's Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816690961
eISBN:
9781452955193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690961.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter uses Marcel Duchamp’s only surviving film, Anémic Cinéma, to show how proprioceptive aesthetics is a crucial alternative to the modernist aesthetics that orients most of film and ... More


“Dreams that Money Can Buy”: Trance, Myth, and Expression, 1941–1948

Richard H. Brown

in Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190628079
eISBN:
9780190628116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190628079.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the transformation of Cage’s temporal–mathematical compositional strategies in light of the audiovisual experience of the accompanied dance and its relationship to early ... More


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