For many years, the autograph library has specialized in the sale of autograph letters and manuscripts. Set of two autograph letters signed by andré Breton. Autograph envelopes stamped and obliterated. 9 November 1959 and 20 November 1959. "So I send you, by plane, instead, two small aprons.
One is male and the other is female. This is a wonderful and important meeting of two letters from the outset to his surreal friend, evoking for the first time the realization of the famous. Ready-mades "couple of aprons" which were joined.
The luxury version of the catalogue. Organised in 1959 by andré Breton at the daniel cordier gallery, in Paris. "Dear André, first my new address. [mentioned in the head of the letter] where we are in the middle of moving.
Thank you for your very clear and encouraging long letter - the telegram: I hope to send you a text soon that you will be able to have printed on the formulas of p. The object I had told you about is not a walnut as I thought I would remember but a double shell made of metal too heavy to think of sending 250, and above all too expensive; not to mention the time it would take for manufacturing. So I send you, by plane, instead, two small aprons (to protect the hands from excessive heat from pots and pots on fire).
Lun is male and the other female and would also cost too much but could be executed at 250 bets in a few days and cheaper. Let me know again by at least a few words and soon my "telegram".Lovely to both of you and me. "Dear André, thank you for your long letter this morning - I immediately wired you the text of the telegram which I attach here a copy. For the signature of the 20 aprons (40 signatures + 20 more for immediate collaborators) the simplest would be that I sign on a small silk ribbon (satin) which would be sewed by machine or by hand.
Unless ordered by you I'll take care of finding a small not wide ribbon that can be cut after being signed 60 times - and send you by plane. Naturally use as much as necessary the stamp you have sent the fingerprint - to soon more news. Lovely to both of us. On the occasion of the International Exhibition of Surrealism. Organised by andré Breton at the gallery daniel cordier from 15 December 1959 to 15 February 1960, marcel duchamp realized.Also famous under the name of. Pair of ready-mades for the twenty copies of the luxury edition of the catalogue-objet of the exhibition. The artist chose in a provocative way to add to these cook gloves found in a bazaar of new york, male and female attributes in sewn fabric and fur.
Sil then seems to point to an ironic il the sulphurous reputation traditionally associated with launderers, duchamp addresses here above all lerotism in a singular way. As evidenced by his household function. According to him, the male and female forms are reconciled in an imaginary space that confuses them with his work - and it is this fusional principle which for duchamp evokes lerotism. Object presented by mimi parent for this same exhibition - a man's shirt and jacket associated with a tie made from his own hair.
The present work is thus a true manifesto of this last great surrealist exhibition perceived as the ultimate act of transgression against the moral, political and social order of the time. Marcel duchamp, letter sent to andré Breton, November 20, 1959, new york m.
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