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Lot 156A
 
Lot 156 - [Art] Duchamp, Marcel

156A

[Art] Duchamp, Marcel
Minotaure Magazine No. 6 Cover

(Paris, 1934). Signed by Duchamp in ink. Cover and signature faded. 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (32 x 24 cm). Mounted to board and framed.

Published in Paris between 1933-1939, Minotaure was a Surrealist oriented magazine with contributions from Salvidor Dali, George Bataille, and Paul Éluard, and featuing cover designs by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Henri Matisse; here featuring one of Duchamp's optical Rotorelief designs. Founded by Albert Skira with editors André Breton and Pierre Mabille, the magazine aimed to bring Surrealistic ideas to a wider audience. The magazine ceased publication in 1939 due to the outbreak of WWII.

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(Paris, 1934). Signed by Duchamp in ink. Cover and signature faded. 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (32 x 24 cm). Mounted to board and framed.

Published in Paris between 1933-1939, Minotaure was a Surrealist oriented magazine with contributions from Salvidor Dali, George Bataille, and Paul Éluard, and featuing cover designs by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Henri Matisse; here featuring one of Duchamp's optical Rotorelief designs. Founded by Albert Skira with editors André Breton and Pierre Mabille, the magazine aimed to bring Surrealistic ideas to a wider audience. The magazine ceased publication in 1939 due to the outbreak of WWII.

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