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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

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
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
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
Dewey number
709.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
NB553.D76
LC item number
A615 2010eb
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
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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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
676731525
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
Other control number
  • 9786612796517
  • 10.7312/mold14762
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 279651
  • 22573/cttgqg66
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(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
676731525
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
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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