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Remaking the Readymade


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PART I Replication in the 20th Century and the Galleria Schwarz

Chapter 1 Replication: Motivations, Terms, and Issues
Replication: Terms and Definitions
Replication: Why and When?
Multiples of the 1950s and 1960s: New Initiatives of Artists and Dealers
The Replica's Aura: Legal and Theoretical Questions

Chapter 2 Galleria Schwarz
Arturo Schwarz: From Alexandria to Milan
The Libreria-Galleria Schwarz
Views on Dada and Surrealism
Schwarz, Breton, and Trotsky
Judaism, Kabbalah, and Alchemy
Collection and Donation

PART II Replication in the Oeuvre of Duchamp and Man Ray

Chapter 3 Duchamp: "Not an Original in the Conventional Sense"
Duchamp and the Readymade
Duchamp and Replication
Duchamp Replicators 1950-1966 Chapter 4 Man Ray: Objects to Multiples
Multiform Man Ray
Exhibitions and Reputation
"Objects of My Affection"
Duchamp-Man Ray Creative Exchange
Replication of Man Ray's Objects Pre-Schwarz PART II Commissioning and Making of the Editioned Replicas

Chapter 5 Mirrorical Return: Marcel Duchamp's Editioned Readymades
Arturo Schwarz: The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp
Initial Joint Projects: The Erotic Objects
Exhibitions at Galleria Schwarz and Commissioning of Replicas
Replication Process
Case by Case Analysis of the 1964-65 Editions Chapter 6 The "Indestructible" Man Ray
Man Ray and Schwarz: The Rigour of Imagination
Exhibitions at Galleria Schwarz and Commissioning of Replicas
Replication Process: Case by Case
Other Editors of Man Ray's Objects Chapter 7 Reception of the Editioned Replicas
Duchamp: The Value of the Readymade and its Replicas
Critical Reception of the 1964 Editions
Impact on Artists and Scholarship
Art Market History and Museum Purchasing Policies Conclusion
I Unpublished Correspondence
II Interviews
III General
IV Publications by Arturo Schwarz
Appendix A Marcel Duchamp - original to replica tables
B Man Ray - original to replica tables

About the Author

Adina Kamien-Kazhdan, PhD, is David Rockefeller Senior Curator, The Stella Fischbach Department of Modern Art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.


"Drawing on previously unpublished correspondence, documentary materials and new interviews, this compelling and timely volume examines the collaborative production and meaning of editioned replicas and their impact on notions of originality, authenticity and authorship. A must read for understanding the creative legacy of the ready-mades!"

-Dalia Judovitz, author of Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

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