Tag Archives: Marcel Duchamp

The Spectacle of The Body in The Age of Mechanical Reproduction

The enlargement of a snapshot does not simply render more precise what in any case was visible, though unclear: it reveals entirely new structural formations of the subject. So, too, slow motion not only presents familiar qualities of movement but … Continue reading

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The 90º Shift from Nature to Culture

A shift of such magnitude does not come overnight, nor as the feat of one artist alone. Portents and antecedents become increasingly recognizable in retrospect — Monet’s Nymphéas or Mondrian’s transmutation of sea and sky into signs plus and minus. … Continue reading

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