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Author Cornell, Joseph.

Title Joseph Cornell/Marcel Duchamp --in resonance / [introduction, Anne D'harnoncouurt ; texts, Ecke Bonk ... [and others] ; chronology, Susan Davidson]
Published Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany : Cantz ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in North and South America by D.A.P., Distributed Art Publishers, [1998]
©1998

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Description 343 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction / Anne D'Harnoncourt -- Joseph Cornell: Duchamp Dossier -- Gimme Strength: Joseph Cornell and Marcel Duchamp Remembered / Walter Hopps -- Habitat for a Dossier / Ann Temkin -- delay included / Ecke Bonk -- Marcel Duchamp Plates -- Joseph Cornell Plates -- Joseph Cornell's Explorations: Art on File / Lynda Roscoe Hartigan -- Ephemeral Matter: Traces of Cornell and Duchamp / Don Quaintance -- Marcel Duchamp/Joseph Cornell Chronology including Duchamp Dossier Citations / Susan Davidson -- Duchamp Dossier Pictorial Index -- Duchamp Dossier Inventory
Summary "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."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Exhibition itinerary: Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 8, 1998--January 3, 1999 [and] The Menil Collection, Houston, January 22--May 16, 1999"--P. [8]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 338-339) and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Cornell, Joseph -- Exhibitions.
Cornell, Joseph -- Exhibitions.
Cornell, Joseph, 1903-1972 -- Exhibitions.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 -- Exhibitions.
Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.) -- Exhibitions.
Philadelphia Museum of Art -- Exhibitions.
Art, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, French -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Cornell, Joseph.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968.
Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
LC no. 98087794
ISBN 0939594471 (paperback)
3893224319
Other Titles In resonance
Marcel Duchamp --in resonance