CORRESPONDENCE OR COINCIDENCE?

5.31.2015


   DUCHAMP AND THE DIRIGIBLE

PARIS circa 1900

Did Marcel Duchamp see this aircraft or one like it?


BUFFALO, NEW YORK, 1968
WALKAROUND TIME" OPENING NIGHT BOW, BUFFALO, N.Y., 1968
MARCEL DUCHAMP TO MERCE CUNNINGHAM'S RIGHT
photo: Oscar Bailey

THE LARGE GLASS
1915-1923
photo: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Before its accidental shattering and subsequent reconstruction:




JASPER JOHNS DECOR
photo of Carolyn Brown: James Klosty
THE BACKSTORY
Merce Cunningham: "I think it would be marvelous."



THE CAST OF "WALKAROUND TIME" IN THE SET
MERCE CUNNINGHAM, CENTER
photo: James Klosty




A VINTAGE POSTCARD, 1908 

(Marcel Duchamp was then 21 years old)