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Un échec matrimonial – Le cœur de la mariée mis à nu par son célibataire même (Marcel Duchamp et Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor)
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Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor Un échec matrimonial Le cœur de la mariée mis à nu par son célibataire même (Marcel Duchamp et Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor)
The memories of Lydie Sarazin-Levassor subtitled A matrimonial failure - The heart of the bride laid bare by her bachelor with a foreword by Marc Décimo.
published in 2004
French edition
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
208 pages (21 b/w illustrations)
€18.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-109-2
EAN: 9782840661092
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Marcel Duchamp met Lydie Sarazin-Levassor at the end of March 1927. On 7 June, they were married. Francis Picabia acted as a witness and the ceremony was filmed by Man Ray. On 25 January 1928, they divorced. Lydie Sarazin-Levassor tells the story of their marriage, presents us with “her” Marcel, and relates her encounters with Jacques Doucet, Constantin Brancusi, Henri-Pierre Roché, Man Ray and Kiki de Montparnasse, Jean Cocteau, the Ballets Russes, the Duchamp family, Jean Crotti, Mary Rumsey, Katherine Dreier and Robert Desnos, and describes the atmosphere at the Villons’ (in Puteaux, just outside Paris), the Picabias’ (at Mougins, in the South of France) and the Sarazin-Levassors’ (in Étretat, on the Normandy coast).
This book has been translated into English: A Marriage in Check - The Heart of the Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelor, Even.