Galerie Simpson fine art publishing, founded by artist Jane Simpson. Please join our mailing list here for details of publishing >

Stay in touch

June 1959

Marcel Duchamp in conversation with Richard Hamilton

Marcel Duchamp in conversation with Richard Hamilton

What Galerie Simpson is currently listening to... 


Our admiration for Marcel Duchamp is very well demonstrated.  This rare soundbite of Duchamp being interviewed by Richard Hamilton  in 1959. Amongst the areas they discuss is Duchamps bold statement that the life of a work of art spans only twenty years.  That art can only be understood in its time and that after its initial appreciation it loses its artistic worth.  A challenge to the notion of art history itself;  as well as a rare moment captured.  Two world renowned artists in conversation....


Marcel Duchamp - An Interview With Richard Hamilton (London, 1959) [excerpt]  http://soundcloud.com/pedlagoa/marcel-duchamp-an-interview



Share to Facebook Share on Facebook Share to Twitter Share on Twitter