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Marcel Duchamp lecture at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, 1963-circa 2009

Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968

Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 0.484 Gigabytes

Summary: Digitized sound recording, 0.484 GB, of a lecture by sculptor and painter Marcel Duchamp at the Munson-Williams Proctor Institute in Utica, N.Y., in 1963, marking the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1913 Armory Show. Duchamp summarizes the art historical heritage leading up to the Armory Show, including such artists as Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Gustave Courbet, Honore Daumier, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, Paul Gaugin, Vincent van Gogh, Albert Pinkham Ryder, James MacNeill Whistler, John Marin, Marsden Hartley, Max Weber, and Mary Cassatt, among others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor and writer who was born in France but lived most of his adult life in New York City. His work is associated with cubism, dadaism, and conceptual art.


Marcel Duchamp lecture at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute was donated in 2008 by Richard N. Miller, who made the recording.

Language Note

English .