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Duchamp in context : science and technology in the Large glass and related works

Title
Duchamp in context : science and technology in the Large glass and related works / Linda Dalrymple Henderson.
Author
Henderson, Linda Dalrymple, 1948-
Publication
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1998.

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Description
374 pages; 29 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Pt. I. Duchamp and Invisible Reality, 1911-1912. 1. Duchamp's First Quest for the Invisible: X-Rays, Transparency, and Internal Views of the Figure, 1911-1912. 2. The Invisible Reality of Matter Itself: Electrons, Radioactivity, and Even Alchemy, Spring and Summer 1912 -- Pt. II. The Transition from Painter to Artist as Engineer-Scientist, Fall 1912-1914. 3. From Painter to Engineer, I: Depersonalization of Drawing Style and Adoption of Human-Machine Analogies, Fall 1912-1913. 4. The Lure of Science: Imaginative Scientists (Crookes, Tesla) and Scientific Imaginations (Jarry, Roussel). 5. From Painter to Engineer, II: A Rousselian Dialogue with the Equipment of Science and Technology Begins, 1913-1914 -- Pt. III. "Playful" Science and Technology in The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass), 1915-1923. 6. Toward the Large Glass: The Box of 1914 and General Introduction to the Glass. 7. First Conceptions of the Bride and Her Interaction with the Bachelors.
  • 8. The Large Glass as a Painting of Electromagnetic Frequency. 9. Other Scientific and Technological Dimensions of the Bride. 10. Other Scientific and Technological Dimensions of the Bachelors, I: The Bachelor Apparatus as Playground of the Would-Be Physical Chemist. 11. Other Scientific and Technological Dimensions of the Bachelors, II: The Unknown Mobile and Desire Dynamo, Playful Mechanics, and Agriculture in the Large Glass -- Pt. IV. Conclusion. 12. Conclusion, I: New Thoughts on Style and Content in Relation to Science and Technology in Duchamp's Large Glass. 13. Conclusion, II: An Overview of Duchamp's Playful Science and Technology in the Large Glass and Related Early Works. 14. Coda: Extensions and Echoes of the Large Glass. App. A. The Collection of Notes Duchamp Contemplated in His 1950s Legal Tablet Listings -- App. B. A Note on the Construction of Duchamp as Alchemist.
ISBN
0691055513 (cl : alk. paper)
LCCN
97041792
OCLC
  • 37770807
  • ocm37770807
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries