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The Resource Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance : art as experiment, Herbert Molderings ; translated by John Brogden

Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance : art as experiment, Herbert Molderings ; translated by John Brogden

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Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance : art as experiment
Title
Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance
Title remainder
art as experiment
Statement of responsibility
Herbert Molderings ; translated by John Brogden
Title variation
Art as experiment
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Marcel Duchamp is often viewed as an ""artist-engineer-scientist, "" a kind of rationalist who relied heavily on the ideas of the French mathematician and philosopher Henri Poincaré. Yet a complete portrait of Duchamp and his multiple influences draws a different picture. In his 3 Standard Stoppages (1913-1914), a work that uses chance as an artistic medium, we see how far Duchamp subverted scientism in favor of a radical individualistic aesthetic and experimental vision. Unlike the Dadaists, Duchamp did more than dismiss or negate the authority of science. He pushed scien
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MERUC
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Molderings, Herbert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Brogden, John
Series statement
Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts
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  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • ART
  • ART
  • ART
  • PHILOSOPHY
Label
Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance : art as experiment, Herbert Molderings ; translated by John Brogden
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-210) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
The idea of the fabrication -- The 3 standard stoppages in the context of the large glass. The pane of glass as a materialized plane intersecting the visual pyramid -- Depersonalizing straight lines. The thread as a metaphor of the visual ray -- The 3 standard stoppages as paintings. Gravity and line : the "rephysicalization" of the ideal straight -- Duchamp's application of the new standard measures -- Painting of chance. Art as an experiment -- 1936 : Duchamp transforms the painting into an experimental setup. On the title : Roussel's "method" -- An excursion into the world of shop signs and windows -- Humorous application of non-Euclidean geometry. A brief digression on Tu m' -- The crisis of the scientific concept of truth -- Pataphysics, chance, and the aesthetics of the possible -- Radical individualism
Control code
ocn676731525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 214 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231519748
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786612796517
  • 10.7312/mold14762
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illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 279651
  • 22573/cttgqg66
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remote
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(OCoLC)676731525
Label
Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance : art as experiment, Herbert Molderings ; translated by John Brogden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-210) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The idea of the fabrication -- The 3 standard stoppages in the context of the large glass. The pane of glass as a materialized plane intersecting the visual pyramid -- Depersonalizing straight lines. The thread as a metaphor of the visual ray -- The 3 standard stoppages as paintings. Gravity and line : the "rephysicalization" of the ideal straight -- Duchamp's application of the new standard measures -- Painting of chance. Art as an experiment -- 1936 : Duchamp transforms the painting into an experimental setup. On the title : Roussel's "method" -- An excursion into the world of shop signs and windows -- Humorous application of non-Euclidean geometry. A brief digression on Tu m' -- The crisis of the scientific concept of truth -- Pataphysics, chance, and the aesthetics of the possible -- Radical individualism
Control code
ocn676731525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 214 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231519748
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786612796517
  • 10.7312/mold14762
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 279651
  • 22573/cttgqg66
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676731525

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