Archive for December, 2010

Artists’ books

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 15 December 2010

artists-books.jpgA selection of 20 1960s and 70s artists’ books have been digitised and made available here. The selection includes examples by some of the most important artists associated with the boom in artists’ books publishing at this time, such as Lawrence Weiner, Sol LeWitt, John Baldessari, and Marcel Broodthaers.

The Music of Marcel Duchamp

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 9 December 2010

duchamp.jpgBetween 1912 and 1915 Marcel Duchamp experimented with musical ideas. He composed two works of music and a conceptual piece – a note suggesting a musical happening. Recordings of these pieces are now available on Ubuweb.