Marcel Duchamp in Herne Bay Symposium
Friday, 2 August 2013 from 10:00 to 19:00 (BST)
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Presenting entirely new research, leading art historians will debate theinfluences Marcel Duchamp found in Herne Bay in the summer of 1913 at this special conference, initiated and moderated by Francis M. Naumann.
Francis M. Naumann specialises in Marcel Duchamp and New York Dada. He runs a gallery in New York and is the author of numerous books and publications including: Marcel Duchamp:The Art of Chess; Marcel Duchamp:The Art of Making Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction and has recently published The Recurrent Haunting Ghost: Essays on the Art, Life and Legacy of Marcel Duchamp.
Paul B. Franklin is Editor of the annual journal Étant donné Marcel Duchamp and will speak on the subject of Duchamp and the English language, since Herne Bay is the place where Duchamp first encountered it.
Figuratively a Fireworks: New Dimensions of Duchamp in August 1913
Linda Dalrymple Henderson is Professor of Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, and author of Duchamp in Context: Science and Technology in the Large Glass and Related Works. Her paper examines the scientific sources Duchamp might have encountered at Herne Bay, including the lights on the pier.
The Many Brides of Marcel Duchamp
Michael R. Taylor is Director of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth and former curator of the Duchamp Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He will speak on the two drawings and two notes that Duchamp composed during his stay in Herne Bay.
Marcel Duchamp and the Amusements of Herne Bay
Bradley Bailey is Associate Professor of Art History at Saint Louis University and has published several articles on Duchamp. He will discuss the subject of games, particularly those Duchamp might have found on Herne Bay Pier.
The Pier, the Bandstand and the Electric Picture Palace: Marcel Duchamp in 1913
Kieran Lyons is an independent artist and researcher with a particular interest in Duchamp’s early career and military themes relating to Duchamp’s work. He will discuss the popular culture Duchamp may have encountered in Herne Bay including film, theatre and music.
Painting Defrocked: Marcel Duchamp’s Decision to Stop Painting
Cécile Debray is Curator at the Musée National d’Art Moderne / Centre Pompidou in Paris and currently working on an exhibition of Duchamp as a painter. She will speak about Duchamp’s decision to stop painting.
Zugzwang (almost complete)
Jeremy Millar is an artist based in Whitstable and tutor in art criticism at the Royal College of Art, London. He presents his 2006 film which, with a complementary article in Tate Etc., explored Duchamp’s visit to Herne Bay and how it might have influenced the development of The Large Glass.
The Herne Bay Symposium is generously sponsored by Philip Gambrill and Company – Chartered Certified Accountants and Statutory Auditors. www.pgandco.co.uk
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