Archive for August, 2009

Jean Tinguely

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

This gem, a self destroying sculpture by Jean Tinguely in 1960, issues in the world of the happenings.

Marcel Duchamp

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Andre Breton’s seminal exhibit, First Papers of Surrealism, resulted in this installation by Marcel Duchamp.  Dated 1942, it is considered the matriarch of installation art.mile of string

A new take on this exhibition is contemplated by John Vick in his 2008 essay,

A New Look: Marcel Duchamp, his twine, and the 1942 First Papers of Surrealism Exhibition.