Marcel Duchamp

Recent articles about Marcel Duchamp

Los Angeles’ lost palace of treasures

Issue 101, Summer 2021


Using photographic evidence, designer Mark Nelson has reconstructed one of the great…

Readymade format

Issue 88, Summer 2014


An illustrated ‘gift book’ dictionary by Heretic brings Marcel Duchamp’s ideas to a wider…


Issue 38, Winter 2000


In a typographic tour de force, Richard Hamilton has turned Duchamp’s notes for the Large Glass…

Recent blog posts by Marcel Duchamp

The stars stare back in Scotland

19 January 2013

The Edinburgh exhibition ‘From Death to Death’ looks at mortality, the body, dolls, guilt and other shadows of the mind.
The exhibition ‘From Death to Death and Other Small Tales’ hangs contemporary and historically significant works side by side to force ‘confrontations between past and present’ (in the words of the exhibition’s curators) in a variety of media, writes Sarah Snaith.

The power of chess

7 January 2013

Chess – the gymnasium of the mind – is a perennial source of inspiration for designers, film-makers and artists, says Jim Sutherland
It’s no wonder chess holds such a fascination for artists, film-makers and designers, writes Jim Sutherland. It has such a rich visual language to plunder.