Pictorial Nominalism

Pictorial Nominalism

On Marcel Duchamp's Passage from Painting to the Readymade

by Thierry de Duve

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 11/01/2005

  $41.75
Beginning with the instance in 1912 when Marcel Duchamp wrote in a note to himself, "No more painting, get a job," Thierry de Duve reviews in Pictorial Nominalism the implications of the readymade for art and representation. Arguing that the readymade belongs to that moment in the history of painting when both figuration and the practice of painting become "impossible," de Duve presents a psychoanalytically informed account of the birth of abstraction.
ISBN:
9780816648597
9780816648597
Category:
Individual artists
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
11-01-2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
248
Dimensions (mm):
229x149x14mm
Weight:
0.34kg

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