Marcel Duchamp and the Forestay Waterfall

Marcel Duchamp and the Forestay Waterfall In August Marcel Duchamp spent five weeks in Switzerland and stayed at the Hotel Bellevue today Le Baron Tavernier near Chexbres on Lake Geneva It was here that he discovered the Forestay wat

  • Title: Marcel Duchamp and the Forestay Waterfall
  • Author: Stefan Banz Paul B. Franklin Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp Staff
  • ISBN: 9783037641569
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In August 1946, Marcel Duchamp spent five weeks in Switzerland, and stayed at the Hotel Bellevue today, Le Baron Tavernier near Chexbres, on Lake Geneva It was here that he discovered the Forestay waterfall, which was to become the starting point for and ultimately the landscape of his enigmatic and final masterpiece, Etant donnes 1 la chute d eau, 2 le gaz d eclairIn August 1946, Marcel Duchamp spent five weeks in Switzerland, and stayed at the Hotel Bellevue today, Le Baron Tavernier near Chexbres, on Lake Geneva It was here that he discovered the Forestay waterfall, which was to become the starting point for and ultimately the landscape of his enigmatic and final masterpiece, Etant donnes 1 la chute d eau, 2 le gaz d eclairage Given 1 The Waterfall, 2 The Illuminating Gas Now, for the first time, the full significance of the choice of this waterfall is explored Among the contributors to this volume are Caroline Bachmann, Stefan Banz, Etienne Barilier, Lars Blunck, Ecke Bonk, Paul B Franklin, Antje von Graevenitz, Dalia Judovitz, Michael Luthy, Bernard Marcade, Herbert Molderings, Adeena Mey, Stanislaus von Moos, Francis M Naumann, Mark Nelson, Molly Nesbit, Dominique Radrizzani, Roman Signer, Michael R Taylor, Hans Maria de Wolf and Philip Ursprung.

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