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aka Marcel Duchamp is an anthology of modern essays through top 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 learn how Duchamp's impression grew and inspired itself upon his contemporaries and next generations of artists. Duchamp offers an illuminating version of the dynamics of play in development of creative identification and legacy, along with either own volition and contributions made by way of fellow artists, critics, and historians. This quantity is not just vital for its contributions to Duchamp experiences and the sunshine it sheds at the higher effect of Duchamp's paintings and profession on glossy and modern paintings, but additionally for what it finds approximately how the historical past of artwork itself is formed over the years via moving agendas, evolving methodologies, and new discoveries
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19 Leon Dabo, The Bang 2 (October 28, 1907): 4; for other uses of the word “soul” in the caricature portraits of Marius de Zayas, see Wendy Wick Reaves, Celebrity Caricature in America (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998), 85. 20 Gertrude Stein, “A Portrait of Jo Davidson,” Vanity Fair, February 1923, 48. ” 21 Anthony Tommasini, Virgil Thomson’s Musical Portraits (New York: Pendragon Press, 1986), 22. 22 Richard S. Kennedy, Dreams in the Mirror: A Biography of e. e. cummings (New York: Liveright Publishing, 1980), 130.
Plate 2 Marcel Duchamp, The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass), 1915–23. 6 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art; bequest of Katherine S. Dreier. Plate 3A Hagelstein Brothers, photograph of Marcel Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), 1912. 1 cm). Walter Kuhn Album of Armory Show, Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York. Image © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY. Plate 3B Marcel Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 3), 1916. 8 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection.
42 Artists such as Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, Larry Rivers, Romare Bearden, and Fairfield Porter refused to abandon the figure and found new styles of figuration. Others, such as Close, Alex Katz, Philip Pearlstein, Will Barnet, and Andy Warhol, distanced themselves from that once crucial emphasis on personality and by flattening, enlarging, cropping, and focusing on such surface details as the units of a grid or flat, abstracted color patterns, infused the face and figure with fresh artistic potential.