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Marcel Duchamp

Boîte-Series D (based on Boîte-en-Valise, 1935– 41), 1961

Case covered in light-green linen, lining light-green Ingres paper, and sixty-eight items enclosed in box
15 3/4 × 14 15/16 × 3 9/16 in
40 × 37.9 × 9 cm
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Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Brunswick
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Created during the period 1935–41, Marcel Duchamp’s Boîte-en-valise [Box-in-a-Valise], playfully …

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Created during the period 1935–41, Marcel Duchamp’s Boîte-en-valise [Box-in-a-Valise], playfully co-signed “from or by Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Sélavy,” with his female alter ego, provided an encapsulation of the artist’s career to date. “You have invented a new kind of autobiography,” said Walter Arensberg upon seeing …

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© Succession Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2015
Marcel Duchamp
French, 1887–1968
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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically …

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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically subverted conventional practices of artmaking and display, challenging such weighty notions as the hand of the artist and the sanctity of the art object. Duchamp’s depiction of dynamic Cubist forms in Nude Descending a …

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Brunswick
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Created during the period 1935–41, Marcel Duchamp’s Boîte-en-valise [Box-in-a-Valise], playfully …

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Created during the period 1935–41, Marcel Duchamp’s Boîte-en-valise [Box-in-a-Valise], playfully co-signed “from or by Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Sélavy,” with his female alter ego, provided an encapsulation of the artist’s career to date. “You have invented a new kind of autobiography,” said Walter Arensberg upon seeing …

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Image rights
© Succession Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2015
Marcel Duchamp
French, 1887–1968
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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically …

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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically subverted conventional practices of artmaking and display, challenging such weighty notions as the hand of the artist and the sanctity of the art object. Duchamp’s depiction of dynamic Cubist forms in Nude Descending a …

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Marcel Duchamp

Boîte-Series D (based on Boîte-en-Valise, 1935– 41), 1961

Case covered in light-green linen, lining light-green Ingres paper, and sixty-eight items enclosed in box
15 3/4 × 14 15/16 × 3 9/16 in
40 × 37.9 × 9 cm
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