By or of Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Sélavy

Exhibition catalogue / artist’s book published in conjunction with show held October 8 – November 3, 1963. Catalogue designed, with printed acetate dust-jacket, by Marcel Duchamp. Introduction by Walter Hopps, with two short interview quotes credited to R.H. and M.D. (Richard Hamilton and Duchamp). Catalogue operates as an early quasi catalogue raisonné of Duchamp’s work, incorporating a “Chronology: Certain Facts of and About Marcel Duchamp,” indexes of “Early Work 1902-1911,” “Chess Paintings, Drawaings, & the Game,” “Climactic Work of Oil on Canvas, 1911-12,” “”… Out of Cubism and into a Mechanomorphology, 1912,” “A Moment of Critical Change… Notation and Measurement, 1913-14,” “Related to The Large Glass, 1913-14,” “The Large Glass Continues to its Sate of Incompletion…,” “First Readymades and Related Work, 1912-1916,” “Readymades Continue, 1916-1919,” “Late Readymades, 1919-1924,” “Optical Works, 1918-36 (Plus Later Editions),” “Recent Activities, 1935-1942,” “Recent Activities [1943-1951],” “Recent Activities, 1953-63.” Catalogue printed by Cunningham Press, who would later print many of Edward Ruscha’s artists’ books. Reference: Arturo Schwarz, “The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp,” Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1970, pp. 541.

Text: Hopps Walter, Hamilton Richard et al. cm 21,5×28; pp. 116; COL and BW; hardcover with dust jacket. Publisher: Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, 1963.

ID: 17477

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Exhibition catalogue / artist’s book published in conjunction with show held October 8 – November 3, 1963. Catalogue designed, with printed acetate dust-jacket, by Marcel Duchamp. Introduction by Walter Hopps, with two short interview quotes credited to R.H. and M.D. (Richard Hamilton and Duchamp). Catalogue operates as an early quasi catalogue raisonné of Duchamp’s work, incorporating a “Chronology: Certain Facts of and About Marcel Duchamp,” indexes of “Early Work 1902-1911,” “Chess Paintings, Drawaings, & the Game,” “Climactic Work of Oil on Canvas, 1911-12,” “”… Out of Cubism and into a Mechanomorphology, 1912,” “A Moment of Critical Change… Notation and Measurement, 1913-14,” “Related to The Large Glass, 1913-14,” “The Large Glass Continues to its Sate of Incompletion…,” “First Readymades and Related Work, 1912-1916,” “Readymades Continue, 1916-1919,” “Late Readymades, 1919-1924,” “Optical Works, 1918-36 (Plus Later Editions),” “Recent Activities, 1935-1942,” “Recent Activities [1943-1951],” “Recent Activities, 1953-63.” Catalogue printed by Cunningham Press, who would later print many of Edward Ruscha’s artists’ books. Reference: Arturo Schwarz, “The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp,” Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1970, pp. 541.