Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare

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Arcade Publishing, 1990 - Art - 211 pages
4 Reviews
'Octavio Paz, the most eminent public and literary figure in Mexico today, in this probing book conveys his awareness of Duchamp as a great cautionary figure in our culture, warning us with jest and quiet scandals of the menacing encroachment of criticism, science and even art.' - New York Times Book Review
  

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User Review  - Maureen Cohn - Goodreads

This work is something between a meditation and a fever dream about a society where the artist philosopher is indeed king. Read full review

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Hilarious. Paz channels Duchamp's irony effortlessly. Reveals an approachable take on Duchamp, one of the most difficult artists and thinkers to reconcile. Read full review

Contents

The Castle of Purity
1
Water Writes Always in Plural
91
Chronology
181
Copyright

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Octavio Paz is the author of more than forty columes of poetry and prose.

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