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Interview with Marcel Duchamp, 1968

Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968


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Title: Interview with Marcel Duchamp

Date: 1968

Physical Details: 2 sound tape reels : analog ; 3 in. ; 44 min., 11 sec.

Description: Roberts interviews Duchamp just prior to his death. Duchamp discusses his opinions of "happenings", and his participation in the Doors exhibit at Cordier & Ekstrom.

Interview is introduced by Roberts, who announces that Duchamp has died since the interview was taken. Their conversation begins in French and switches to English approximately 15 minutes into the recording.

Creator: Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968

Forms part of: Colette Roberts Papers and Interviews with Artists, 1918-1971

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Marcel Duchamp and Colette Jacqueline Roberts. Interview with Marcel Duchamp, 1968. Colette Roberts Papers and Interviews with Artists, 1918-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 10929