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Marcel Duchamp

[French-born American Dadaist/Surrealist Conceptual Artist, 1887-1968]

• Relationships: Brother of Raymond Duchamp-Villon.
Half-brother of Jacques Villon.
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Original works by Marcel Duchamp available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMarcel Duchamp at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
11 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
3 works by Duchamp

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Monte Carlo Bond

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Tu m'

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Box in a Valise (Boite-en-Valise)

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Boite-en-valise (Box in a Valise)

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
La Mariée (The Bride)

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Bouche-Évier (reverse), silver, 1964

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Bouche-Évier (obverse), silver, 1964

Centre Pompidou, Paris
Information dossier on the artist

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Hammer Museum, California
Box in a Valise (Boîte-en-valise), 1942-43

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
11 works by Duchamp

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
De ou par Marcel Duchamp ou Rrose Selvay, 1961

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Marcel Duchamp at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Marcel Duchamp at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
Photograph of the Duchamp brothers, Marcel Duchamp, Jacques Villon, and Raymond Duchamp-Villon

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Box in a Valise, 1941/1966

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany
Rotorelief, 1935/65

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Aiwaz Panopticon

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Boston College Fine Arts Department

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteEncounter with Duchamp

Notable SiteMarcel Duchamp World Community

Kubisme (Cubism) (in Dutch)  

Museo Virtual del Surrealismo

s u r r e a l i s t . c o m
Chocolate Grinder No. I


The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Marcel Duchamp  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Fresh Widow

"Duchamp's Erotic Souvenir"

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Frieze Magazine
"Private Lives, Public Gestures"

Frieze Magazine
"The Exiles of Marcel Duchamp"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 33): Making Mischief

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on L.H.O.O.Q., 1919

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Compensation Portrait, 1942

The New York Observer
"The Marcel Duchamp Joke Just Isn't Funny Anymore", article by Hilton Kramer

The Village Voice
"The glory of Fountain", 2006 article by Jerry Saltz

tout-fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash feature: Marcel Duchamp's Fountain

Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Two interviews with the artist (RealAudio format)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Dialogues With Marcel Duchamp

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The Writings Of Marcel Duchamp

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Marcel Duchamp in Perspective

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The Private Worlds of Marcel Duchamp

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Unpacking Duchamp: Art in Transit

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Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel Duchamp

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Duchamp: A Biography

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Marcel Duchamp

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Infinite Regress: Marcel Duchamp 1910-1941

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Marcel Duchamp

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Duchamp in Context

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Duchamp: Cameo

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