Joseph Cornell/Marcel Duchamp --in resonance
This book chronicles the friendship and working relationship between Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) and Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), two of the twentieth century's most innovative and influential artists. Joseph Cornell/Marcel Duchamp...in resonance publishes for the first time the Duchamp Dossier (c. 1942-53) - a hitherto publicly unknown collection compiled by Cornell and discovered in the artist's estate following his death in 1972. The small objects, typed and handwritten notes, and ephemera found within the Duchamp Dossier provide an absorbing record of the interchange between these two artists, which included Cornell's assisting Duchamp on the assembly of his edition de ou par Marcel Duchamp ou Rrose Selavy (commonly referred to as the Boite-en-valise). Both artists were intrigued by the connection between art and the found object, and they shared a fascination with replicated images and the processes of reproduction. They had parallel interests in optical devices, ephemeral mediums (such as glass, dust, and paper), filmmaking, and graphic design. The book focuses in depth on Duchamp's box editions and Cornell's often neglected "explorations, " arranged files of printed matter, notes, and ephemera related to individuals or specific themes.
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Review: Joseph Cornell/Marcel Duchamp --In ResonanceUser Review - Tosh - Goodreads
This is such a beautiful book. The thought of Cornell in the same room with Duchamp makes me feel faint.. But this book is beautifully put together. The art bounces at you and I never realized that Cornell helped Duchamp on his box which included minatures of all of Duchamp's work. Amazing! Read full review
Review: Joseph Cornell/Marcel Duchamp --In ResonanceUser Review - Goodreads
An excellent book, one that can propel you into dialoguing with your own work.
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