Gallery exhibition
A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Installation photography / A Marcel Duchamp Collection
Marcel Duchamp / Some French Moderns Says McBride, 1922 / Eighteen light cardboard sheets (including cover) with attached alphabetical tabs in three-ring binder / Binder Dimensions: 11 13/16 x 9 1/4 in. (30 x 23.5 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / New York Dada, April 1921 / Cover: single sheet of paper, printed on one side and folded twice / Interior spread: printed in blue ink on white paper / Cover: 14 1/2 x 10 in. (36.8 x 25.4 cm) Framed: 24 x 19 1/2 in. / Interior Spread: 20 x 14 1/2 in. (50.8 x 36.8 cm) Framed: 23 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.
Marcel Duchamp / New York Dada (interior), April 1921 / Cover: single sheet of paper, printed on one side and folded twice / Interior spread: printed in blue ink on white paper / Cover: 14 1/2 x 10 in. (36.8 x 25.4 cm) Framed: 24 x 19 1/2 in. / Interior Spread: 20 x 14 1/2 in. (50.8 x 36.8 cm) Framed: 23 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.
Marcel Duchamp / New York Dada (interior), April 1921 / Cover: single sheet of paper, printed on one side and folded twice / Interior spread: printed in blue ink on white paper / Cover: 14 1/2 x 10 in. (36.8 x 25.4 cm) Framed: 24 x 19 1/2 in. / Interior Spread: 20 x 14 1/2 in. (50.8 x 36.8 cm) Framed: 23 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.
Marcel Duchamp / The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors Even (or) The Green Box, September 1934 / One color plate with 93 notes, drawings, photographs, and/or facsimiles in green- flocked cardboard box, self-hinged / Box Dimensions: 13 1/16 in. x 11 in. x 1 ft (33.2 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors Even (or) The Green Box (interior), September 1934 / One color plate with 93 notes, drawings, photographs, and/or facsimiles in green- flocked cardboard box, self-hinged / Box Dimensions: 13 1/16 in. x 11 in. x 1 ft (33.2 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / Mariée [The Bride], October 1937 Pochoir colored collotype / Paper Dimensions: 13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (34 x 20 cm) / Framed Dimensions: 19 7/8 x 14 1/7 x 1 in. (50.5 x 35.9 x 2.5 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / Nu descendant un escallier [Nude Descending a Staircase], December 1937 / Pochoir colored collotype / Paper Dimensions: 13 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (34.9 x 20 cm)
 / Framed Dimensions: 20 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 1 in. (52.1 x 36.8 x 2.5 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / Beatrice Wood: Ceramics, 1955 / Catalogue for an exhibition at The American Gallery, Los Angeles, 2 - 3 June 1955 / Cover reproduces Duchamp’s Poisson Japonais / Offset color lithography on cardboard Paper Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm) / Framed Dimensions: 21 x 32 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (53.3 x 83.2 x 3.8 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / Baby in a Bottle Pull Toy, ca. 1963 / Readymade toy / 4 3/8 x 3 in. (11.1 x 7.6 cm) /
Framed Dimensions: 17 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (45.1 x 45.1 x 5.7 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / A Poster Within a Poster: WANTED $2,000 REWARD, 1963 / Signed Poster for “Marcel Duchamp: A Retrospective Exhibition,” at Pasadena Art Museum, 8 Oct – 3 Nov 1963 / Paper Dimensions: 34 7/16 x 27 3/16 in. (87.5 x 69.1 cm) / 
Framed Dimensions: 38 1/4 x 30 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (97.2 x 78.1 x 3.8 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / 
Rotoreliefs (Optical Disks), 1965 / 
Set of six cardboard disks, supplied with a suspension unit, a wooden box covered with black velvet, supporting a motor on the back which drives a revolving turntable / 
Disks printed on both sides in color offset lithography / 
To be viewed as they rotate at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute / 
Each Disk Dimensions: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diameter / 
Box Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 3 5/16 in. (37.5 x 27.5 x 8.5 cm.)
Marcel Duchamp / 
Rotoreliefs (Optical Disks) (detail), 1965 / 
Set of six cardboard disks, supplied with a suspension unit, a wooden box covered with black velvet, supporting a motor on the back which drives a revolving turntable / 
Disks printed on both sides in color offset lithography / 
To be viewed as they rotate at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute / 
Each Disk Dimensions: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diameter / 
Box Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 3 5/16 in. (37.5 x 27.5 x 8.5 cm.)
Marcel Duchamp / 
De ou par Marcel Duchamp ou Rrose Sélavy or the Boîte-en-valise [From or by Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Sélavy] or the Box in a Valise, 1966 / 
Miniature replicas and color reproductions of works by Duchamp contained in a cloth-covered cardboard box enclosed in a valise of read leather Contains 68 items, as well as 12 additional reproductions that were printed between 1963 and 1965 and mounted on three loose black folders / 
Box Dimensions: 16 5/16 x 15 1/8 x 3 9/16 in. (41.4 x 38.4 x 9 cm)
Marcel Duchamp / 
Marcel Duchamp (Signature), 1965 / Signature incised in clay (then fired) / 
11 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (27.9 x 19.1 x 2.5 cm) Framed Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 16 x 3 in. (34.3 x 40.6 x 7.6 cm)
24 Feb 2016 - 14 May 2016

L.A. Louver is proud to present a rare collection of works and matter by Marcel Duchamp, amassed by a single collector over a period of 40 years. The exhibition includes original editioned objects and prints, collaborative designs, catalogues, readymades, archival materials and ephemera, dating from 1917-1968.

press release


Online catalogue with images and descriptions of all the objects, and short films relating to select pieces

Catalog

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