The Resource A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)

A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)

Label
A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp : From NBC's Wisdom Series
Title
A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp
Title remainder
From NBC's Wisdom Series
Statement of responsibility
NBC News
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Filmed amidst the Arensberg collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where 35 works by Marcel Duchamp are gathered, this 1956 NBC interview features the artist talking with James Johnson Sweeney, former director of the Guggenheim Museum. Duchamp describes his transition away from Impressionism toward a Cubist, and then post-Cubist, approach, providing commentary while standing before Nude Descending a Staircase ("I was not aware of Italian Futurism when I painted it") and The Large Glass ("The two crackings are symmetrically arranged and there is<U+00d4>ß® almost an intention there<U+00d4>ß® a ready-made intention, in other words, that I respect and love."). These concepts are paradoxically, although quite logically, articulated alongside his desire for "dryness" and mechanical precision. Viewers also gain insight into Duchamp's thoughts on painting for an "ideal" public - a notion he clearly distinguishes from ivory-tower elitism
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Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • NBC News
Runtime
29
Series statement
The Wisdom Series: From the NBC Archives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • Art, American
  • Art, Modern
  • Modernism (Art)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Technique
live action
Label
A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43394
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 03, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Marcel Duchamp: "The Large Glass" (1:56) -- Marcel Duchamp at Home in Philadelphia (1:30) -- Marcel Duchamp's Earliest Works (1:47) -- Duchamp Reinvents His Style (2:40) -- Duchamp's "Chocolate Grinder" (2:26) -- Duchamp's Daily Job (2:15) -- Painting for the Public (2:34) -- Marcel Duchamp on "Readymades" (1:37) -- Marcel Duchamp: 1923 Literary Movement (3:09) -- Duchamp Compares Life to Art (3:35) -- Duchamp's Valise (4:06) -- Credits and Wrap-up :A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp-From NBC's Wisdom Series (1:31)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43382s
  • 43394
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043394
  • 100043394
  • (OCoLC)811356695
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other
Label
A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp : From NBC's Wisdom Series, NBC News, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43394
Publication
Note
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 03, 2010
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Marcel Duchamp: "The Large Glass" (1:56) -- Marcel Duchamp at Home in Philadelphia (1:30) -- Marcel Duchamp's Earliest Works (1:47) -- Duchamp Reinvents His Style (2:40) -- Duchamp's "Chocolate Grinder" (2:26) -- Duchamp's Daily Job (2:15) -- Painting for the Public (2:34) -- Marcel Duchamp on "Readymades" (1:37) -- Marcel Duchamp: 1923 Literary Movement (3:09) -- Duchamp Compares Life to Art (3:35) -- Duchamp's Valise (4:06) -- Credits and Wrap-up :A Conversation with Marcel Duchamp-From NBC's Wisdom Series (1:31)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43382s
  • 43394
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043394
  • 100043394
  • (OCoLC)811356695
System details
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
  • Mode of access: Internet
Video recording format
other

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