Marcel Duchamp (Deluxe Edition of the Catalogue for the Exhibition at Ronny Van de Velde, Antwerpen, September 15 – December 15, 1991)
37cm x 37cm. 12 pieces. Wooden box, slipcase.
De luxe catalogue for an exhibition of over 400 works. Comprising: An introductory essay in Dutch, French, English, and German; A list of the exhibits (60 pages, in English); A portfolio with faithful reproductions of works by Duchamp (28 pieces in portfolio, comprising artworks, photographs, and more. 3D-glasses included); A copy of H. Vuibert, Les anaglyphes geometriques, Paris, Libraire Vuiber, 1912 (32 pages, in French); A production of a page from The Blind Man No. 2 (P.B.T.); A book with articles on Duchamp by Andre Breton and Arturo Schwarz together with a reproduction of Le Grand Verre laid in (23 pages, 1 plate, in English); An audiocassette of Duchamp speaking (housed in a case reproducing the sculpture Priere de toucher, being a “falsie” breast which Duchamp and Enrico Donati painted 1999 for the deluxe edition of Le Surrealisme and was photographed by Man Ray for the standard edition; A photograph print of Marcel Duchamp at the Age of Eighty-Five for View’s special Marcel Duchamp number; 2 Marcel Duchamp paper doll suits; A Ronny Van de Velde catalogue; and colophon booklet. All this housed in a wooden box, the top and bottom of which being reproductions of Duchamp’s ‘mental’ Chess Board, with accompanying slipcase. Produced in an edition of 850, numbered on the chess board verso, of which this is number 119.
Minor shelf wear to slipcase. The glue from the cassette tape breast sculpture has melted out the top leaving a small mark on the smaller panel inside the case and on the rear panel of the list of exhibits. Near Fine Condition.
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