Brancusi & Duchamp
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This publication explores the aesthetic dialogue between Constantin Brancusi and Marcel Duchamp , two of the most inimitable artists of the 20th century. Brancusi and Duchamp struck up a friendship in the 1910s that endured for decades. This fully illustrated catalogue presents a selection of 80 sculptures, objects, photographs, films and drawings from an international array of public and private collections, as well as a selection of rare archival documents.Highlights include one original Brancusi sculpture and four posthumous casts in polished bronze; numerous vintage photographic prints by the sculptor of some of his most iconic creations; several of Duchamp's readymades; and other works including his chess treatise "Opposition and Sister Squares Are Reconciled" (1932), the cover of which he designed in collaboration with Brancusi.
ISBN 9781947232006. Paul Kasmin Gallery .