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© Succession Marcel Duchamp/Bildupphovsrätt 2020
Marcel Duchamp
1887 - 1968

Replica executed by
Ulf Linde
1929 - 2013
Sweden La mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires, même [Le Grand Verre], 1915-1923/1961
Bruden avklädd av sina ungkarlar t.o.m. [Det stora glaset]
The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even [The Large Glass]
Olja och bly på glas
Träramen: 313,5 x 214 x 112cm Glasen: 282,2 x 181,2cm
Replik signerad av Marcel Duchamp och utförd av Ulf Linde 1961. Donation 1961 från konstnären och Ulf Linde.
NMB 1850 On view at Stockholm
- About the work

A mechanical bride, nine bachelors and a chocolate grinder are a few of the components in Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. In his rejection of art as merely eye candy, Duchamp gave up painting and began creating art that engaged the viewer’s mind in different ways. In The Large Glass, Duchamp combined an array of earlier pictures and ideas into a new totality. Although he worked on it from 1915 to 1923, it was never finished because he got bored with the laborious manual task. He preferred employing his brain rather than his hands. The Large Glass is accompanied by a Green Box containing notes in facsimile that give some clues to the puzzling piece. So, what is this work about? Duchamp leaves that for you to decide.

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