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Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968



  • Existence: 1887-07-28 - 1968-10-02



Found in 203 Collections and/or Records:

Societe Anonyme, The: Modernism in America / Jennifer R. Gross, curator ; Dreir K ; Duchamp M ; Ray M ; Kandinsky V ; Lissitzky E ; Malevich K ; Popova L ; Uldaltsova N ; Schwitters K ; Villon J ; Peri L ; Mondrian P ; Picabia F ; Ernst M ; Burliuk D ; Torres-Garcia J ; Calder A ; Crotti J ; VanDoesburg T ; deSaga P., 2006 - 2010

Identifier: CC-56666-10000061
Scope and Contents The Sackners saw the inaugural exhibition at the Hammer Gallery in 2006. "This beautifully illustrated book highlights the unique history of The Societe Anonyme, Inc., an organization founded in 1920 by the artists Katherine S. Dreier (1877-–1952), Marcel Duchamp (1887-–1968), and Man Ray (1890-–1976). As America's first “experimental museum for modern art, the Societe Anonyme provided a means for artists, rather than historians, to chronicle the rise of modernism. Led by Dreier and Duchamp, the group eventually assembled a collection of more than one thousand artworks, which it presented to the public in a variety of innovative programs, publications, and exhibitions. The incredible collection of the Societe Anonyme now belongs to the Yale University Art Gallery, a gift from the Societe and Dreier. It features the work of more than one hundred artists, many of whom are among the century's most renowned —including Jean Arp, Duchamp, Max Ernst, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee,...
Dates: 2006 - 2010