Marcel Duchamp

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.

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