7 May 2016


Marcel Duchamp National Treasure Goes Under The Hammer In Paris

The Impressionist and Modern art sale at Artcurial in Paris is offering the seminal oil painting on panel, Nu sur nu by Marcel Duchamp. The painting carries an estimate of £400,000-£550,000 (500 000 – 700 000 € / $555 000 – 775 000 ). The work, offered by N.G.O. Médecins sans frontières in order to finance humanitarian aid, was previously […]

17 November 2015


Tate Liverpool To Present Exhibition Recollecting The Missing Art To Come

Tate Liverpool presents An Imagined Museum: works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections sees three major European art museums bring together over 60 major, post 1945 artworks from their prestigious galleries. On display will be works by Marcel Duchamp, Claes Oldenburg, Bridget Riley, Dorothea Tanning, Andy Warhol, Rachel Whiteread and many more. You’ve […]

29 October 2015


Francis Bacon, Alex Katz, Among Representational Artists Explored At White Cube

White Cube Bermondsey presents ‘Tightrope Walk: Painted Images after Abstraction’, a group exhibition, curated by Barry Schwabsky. The exhibition brings together almost 70 paintings by some 40 artists, showing how the act of making a representational painting has been redefined over the past century, following the emergence of abstraction. The exhibition also considers the effect […]

27 March 2013


Marcel Duchamp And The Contemporary Readymade New London Exhibition

A new London exhibition titled ‘Tell Me Whom You Haunt’: Marcel Duchamp and the Contemporary Readymade is a group exhibition in which displays works by ten leading contemporary artists. It ties in well with the THE BRIDE AND THE BACHELORS: DUCHAMP WITH CAGE, CUNNINGHAM, RAUSCHENBERG AND JOHNS currently on view at the  Barbican. The ten […]

20 March 2013



Lines  – A Brief History or Une brève histoire des lignes Lines are evolving at the Centre Pompidou Metz: lines of thought by artists on lines, even climbing walls, or suspended in space. ‘Lines  – A Brief History’ or Une brève histoire des lignes is very well curated by Hélène Guenin, and Christian Briend, as […]

14 February 2013

Marcel Duchamp: Relevance, Indifference And The Next Generation of Proteges

For Marcel Duchamp, the cracks that appeared in his work The Large Glass (The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even) during transit in 1926 were nothing more than a happy accident – a continuation of the tangles of replication and infinite adjustment, a further debunking of the role of the artist and his divine […]

22 October 2012


Duchamp And His Bachelors Cage Cunningham Rauschenberg And Johns

A new exhibition exploring one of the most important chapters in the history of contemporary art, The Bride and the Bachelors is the first exhibition to specifically explore Marcel Duchamp’s (1887–1968) impact on four great modern artists – composer John Cage(1912–1992); dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham (1919–2009) and visual artists Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) and Jasper […]

15 October 2012


Marcel Duchamp Explored In Cross Arts Season At Barbican

This spring the Barbican celebrates Duchamp with a major cross-arts season. The public are invited to explore both his work and that of his precursors, collaborators and the generations of artists he influenced across music, dance, theatre, film and visual art. For many, Marcel Duchamp was the father of conceptual art. The impact of his […]