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Abstract art, 1956 October 1

 File — Box: 37, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

From the Series: The series is comprised of photocopies of scrapbooks compiled by Alexina Duchamp regarding Duchamp's work, original loose pages from another Alexina Duchamp scrapbook concerning Jacques Villon, and assorted newspaper and magazine clippings assembled by either Duchamp or his wife on a variety of topics, including chess, Surrealism, Alfred Barr, Charles Baudelaire, Georges Braque, and the art market in the United States.

Dates

  • 1956 October 1

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Predominantly in English with some material in French.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. David Sylvester's typescript for the article "Bicycle Parts" can only be consulted with permission of the author's estate.

Extent

From the Collection: 18 linear feet

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives Repository

Contact:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
PO Box 7646
Philadelphia PA 19101-7646 United States