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The Resource The Duchamp dictionary, Thomas Girst ; 64 illustrations by Heretic

The Duchamp dictionary, Thomas Girst ; 64 illustrations by Heretic

Label
The Duchamp dictionary
Title
The Duchamp dictionary
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Girst ; 64 illustrations by Heretic
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Among the most influential artists of the last hundred years, Marcel Duchamp holds great allure for many contemporary artists worldwide and is largely considered to be one of the founding fathers of modern art. Despite this popularity, books on Duchamp are often hyper-theoretical, rarely presenting the artist in an accessible way. This new book explores the artists life and work through short, alphabetical dictionary entries that introduce his legacy in a clear and engaging way. From alchemy and anatomy to Warhol and windows, The Duchamp Dictionary offers a pithy and readable text that draws on in-depth scholarship and the very latest research. Thomas Girst includes close to 200 entries on the most interesting and important artworks, relationships, people, and ideas in Duchamps lifefrom The Bicycle Wheel and Fountain to Walter and Louise Arensberg, Peggy Guggenheim, Katherine Dreier, and Arturo Schwarz. Delightful, newly commissioned illustrations introduce each letter of the alphabet and accompany select entries, capturing the irreverent spirit of the artist himself
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Girst, Thomas
Dewey number
709.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N6853.D8
LC item number
G577 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Heretic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • Artists
  • Surrealism
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Duchamp dictionary, Thomas Girst ; 64 illustrations by Heretic
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223107472327
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780500239179
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2013950848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 876238342
  • (OCoLC)876238342
Label
The Duchamp dictionary, Thomas Girst ; 64 illustrations by Heretic
Publication
Bar code
31223107472327
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780500239179
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2013950848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 876238342
  • (OCoLC)876238342

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