"To be a painter for the sake of being a painter was never the ultimate aim of my life. That's why I tried to go into different forms of activity -- purely optical things and kineticism". When Gabrielle Buffet discovered Duchamp's Rotoreliefs, she emphasized this point further: "Duchamp's aim was to primarily to modify all plastic matter, to ...
"To be a painter for the sake of being a painter was never the ultimate aim of my life. That's why I tried to go into different forms of activity -- purely optical things and kineticism". When Gabrielle Buffet discovered Duchamp's Rotoreliefs, she emphasized this point further: "Duchamp's aim was to primarily to modify all plastic matter, to reject once and for all from his working arsenal all the traditional tools and equipment (tubes of paint, canvas, and brushes); to obtain the effect by mechanical means instead of through the expression of personal dynamism inherent in a particular individuality; to substitute technical value for expressive value".
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Very good in very good dust jacket. 2nd Edition, Revised. Massive Hardcover monograph; Bound in original rust colored cloth with gold stamped lettering to spine. Includes illustrated paper dustjacket. Pages: xxi., 630 pp. with 780 illustrations, 75 in color. -some wear and a few small tears to edges of jacket; minor chipping to crown of spine; covers have only slight edge wear. Otherwise, very clean, tight, square, and unmarked. A VG+ Copy in a Good+ to VG-Jacket. Text is in English. *Additional postage may be required. Ve.
Good+ in Very Good-dust jacket. Hardcover. 4to. Harry N. Abrams. 1970. 630 pgs. Illustrated. DJ in VG shape with some light shelfwear present. No ownership marks present. Small stains present to the endpapers and to the fore and bottom edges of the text block. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards lightly rubbed and worn. Photos sent upon request. Bx-129; 4to 11"-13" tall; 630 pages.
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