AKA Marcel Duchamp : meditations on the identities of an by Anne Collins Goodyear, James W. Mcmanus

By Anne Collins Goodyear, James W. Mcmanus

aka Marcel Duchamp is an anthology of contemporary essays by means of prime students on Marcel Duchamp, arguably the main influential artist of the 20 th century. With scholarship addressing the complete diversity of Duchamp's profession, those papers study how Duchamp's impact grew and inspired itself upon his contemporaries and next generations of artists. Duchamp presents an illuminating version of the dynamics of play in building of creative identification and legacy, such as either own volition and contributions made by means of fellow artists, critics, and historians. This quantity isn't just very important for its contributions to Duchamp stories and the sunshine it sheds at the better effect of Duchamp's paintings and profession on sleek and modern artwork, but in addition for what it unearths approximately how the historical past of paintings itself is formed through the years via moving agendas, evolving methodologies, and new discoveries

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1 Contents Cover Title Page Copyright Acknowledgments Anne Collins Goodyear and James W. McManus aka Marcel Duchamp: Meditations on the Identities of an Artist—An Introduction 1. Masking Marcel Wendy Wick Reaves Brittle Painted Masks: Portraiture in the Age of Duchamp Adrian Sudhalter R/rose Recontextualized: French and American Identity and the Photographic Portraits for Dadaglobe and New York Dada James Housefield Starry Messenger: Astronomy, Fashion, and Identity in Marcel Duchamp’s Comet Haircut David Hopkins Duchamp, Surrealism, and “Liberty”: From Dust Breeding to Étant donnés 2.

P. Richardson Symposium on Portraiture and the related “Conservation Panel: New Research on Marcel Duchamp Portraits by Jean Crotti,” both hosted in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture (March 27 to August 2, 2009) at the National Portrait Gallery. A related catalogue accompanied the exhibition: Anne Collins Goodyear and James W. , Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, with the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 2009).

The slipperiness of identity became a playfield for the surrealist art dealer Julien Levy, who created a number of spoofing wanted posters in the early 1950s. His depiction of Marcel Duchamp (seen here) clearly pays homage to Duchamp’s Wanted: $2,000 Reward of 1923. , George W. Welch and Rrose Sélavy). Nodding to Duchamp’s ready adoption of alter egos and alluding to his own imitation of Duchamp’s work, Levy casts his friend as Edward Aloyisus Hannon, a forger sought by the law for impersonation.

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