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La Bibliothèque de Marcel Duchamp, peut-être
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Marc Décimo La Bibliothèque de Marcel Duchamp, peut-être
published in 2002
French edition
15 x 21 cm (softcover)
272 pages (b/w illustrations)
€13.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-073-6
EAN: 9782840660736
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An essay on Marcel Duchamp's readings, and a systematic chart of his personnal library.
The long introductory essay presents and analyzes Marcel Duchamp’s readings and the different states of his library until the end of his life. It is an important and revealing study of the interests of the "salt merchant". Décimo went even further to set up a systematic chart of the library books allowing us to follow at least the readings that were officially noted.
Linguist, semiotician and art historian, Marc Décimo is Professor of Contemporary Art History in Paris-X Nanterre and Regent of the College of 'Pataphysics (Chair of Literary, Ethnographical and Architectural Amoriography). He is the editor of Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor's memories with Marcel Duchamp, and of Brisset's complete works. He published around twenty books on fous littéraires and historical avant-gardes, including an essay on Brisset (Jean-Pierre Brisset - Prince des Penseurs), and numerous books on Duchamp: Duchamp mis à nu (“Duchamp laid bare”), Duchamp facile (“Duchamp made easy”)...

See also Marc Décimo & Tanka G. Tremblay.