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Marcel Duchamp Installation, Mile of String (1942)*

Artist/Designer: Marcel Duchamp

Project Location: New York, United States

Figure 1: Mile of String, First Papers of Surrealism, New York, NY, USA, Marcel Duchamp, 1942. ( Source | Accessed : September 16, 2013 | Photographer: Saltlick, How to Convert Numbers into Strings and Strings into Numbers )


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Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century, 1942

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print-
Balkem, Debra Bricker. Debating American Modernism: Stieglitz, Duchamp, and the New York Avant-Garde. New York: American Federation of Arts,: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, 2003.
Schwarz, Arturo. The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp. New York: Delano Greenidge Editions, 1997.

Additional Information-

Building Address:
Second floor of the Whitelaw Reid Mansion
451 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

Supporting Designers/Staff:
First Papers of Surrealism is the name of an exhibition of Surrealists in New York, which was hosted during World War II in 1942 by André Breton and Marcel Duchamp.

Significant Dates:
Exhibited in 1942

Marcel Duchamp, installation, string, twine, New York, surreal, surrealist, WWII, World War II

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