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

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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Situating Duchamp firmly within the literature & philosophy of his time, Herbert Molderings recaptures the spirit of a frequently misread artist & his aesthetic of chance
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Molderings, Herbert
Dewey number
709.2
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
NB553.D76
LC item number
A615 2010
Series statement
Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts
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  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • Duchamp, Marcel
Label
Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance : art as experiment, Herbert Molderings ; translated by John Brogden, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Kunst als Experiment : Marcel Duchamps "3 Kunststopf-Normalmasse". Munich : Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2006
  • Translated from the German
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-210) and index
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
OCM1bookssj0000435690
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780231147620
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043390
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000435690
Label
Duchamp and the aesthetics of chance : art as experiment, Herbert Molderings ; translated by John Brogden, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Kunst als Experiment : Marcel Duchamps "3 Kunststopf-Normalmasse". Munich : Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2006
  • Translated from the German
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-210) and index
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
OCM1bookssj0000435690
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780231147620
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043390
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000435690

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