Rare poster for an exhibition of Marcel Duchamp’s work in Barcelona (1984)
Dimensions: 62,3 x 42,8 cm
Condition: B+ (carefully restored minor storage traces and thumbtack holes)
Photo image: ‘Tonsure de 1919’ (coiffure: George de Zayas, Paris)
This portrait, in 1921 probably taken by the artist’s friend Man Ray, shows the back of Duchamp’s head with his star/comet tonsure haircut. The motivations for and circumstances surrounding the haircut remain unclear, but the tonsure and star/comet imagery have multiple meanings. [….]
Shipping: fast, carefully packaged in a thick-walled shipping tube, track & trace and registered.
in Kunst / Affiches