What is it about?

Explores conceptual aspects of Duchamp's lifetime engagement with process-oriented artistic activity and ephemera

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Why is it important?

Offers critical theoretical perspectives on Duchamp's anti-aesthetic platform


In the expanded field of cultural production inspired by Pierre Bourdieu, Duchamp's visionary conceptualism presents an early optic for aesthetic criticism and theory extending to contemporaneity today.

Dr. Giovanna Costantini

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This page is a summary of: The Apparently Marginal Activities of Marcel DuchampThe Apparently Marginal Activities of Marcel Duchamp by Elena Filipovic. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2016. 360 pp., illus. Trade. ISBN: 978-0262034821., Leonardo, April 2018, The MIT Press, DOI: 10.1162/leon_r_01593.
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