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Author Henderson, Linda Dalrymple, 1948- author

Title Duchamp in context : science and technology in the Large glass and related works / Linda Dalrymple Henderson
Edition [Paperback edition]
Published Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2005


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Description xxiii, 374 pages, 100 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents 1. Duchamp's first quest for the invisible : X-rays, transparency, and internal views of the figure, 1911-1912 -- 2. The invisible reality of matter itself : electrons, radioactivity, and even alchemy, spring and summer 1912 -- 3. From painter to engineer, I : depersonalization of drawing style and adoption of human-machine analogies, fall 1912-1913 -- 4. The lure of science : imaginative scientists (Crookes, Tesla) and scientific imaginations (Jarry, Roussel) -- 5. From painter to engineer, II : a Rousselian dialogue with the equipment of science and technology begins, 1913-1914 -- 6. Toward the Large Glass : the box of 1914 and general introduction to the glass -- 7. First conceptions of the bride and her interaction with the bachelors -- 8. The Large Glass as a painting of electromagnetic frequency -- 9. Other scientific and technological dimensions of the bride -- 10. Other scientific and technological dimensions of the bachelors, I : the bachelor apparatus as playground of the would-be physical chemist -- 11. Other scientific and technological dimensions of the bachelors, II : the unknown mobile and desire dynamo, playful mechanics, and agriculture in the Large Glass -- 12. Conclusion, I : new thoughts on style and content in relation to science and technology in Duchamp's Large Glass -- 13. Conclusion, II : an overview of Duchamp's playful science and technology in the Large Glass and related early works -- 14. Coda : extensions and echoes of the Large Glass -- Appendix A. The collection of notes Duchamp contemplated in his 1950s legal tablet listings -- Appendix B. A note on the construction of Duchamp as alchemist
Notes "Second printing, and first paperback printing, 2005"--verso title page
Formerly CIP. Uk
Originally published: 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968. Bride stripped bare by her bachelors, even.
Art and science.
LC no. 01325067
ISBN 0691123861