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07 April 2013
A Duchampian week

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We began the week with a review by Peio Aguirre of the exhibition that the Barbican in London is dedicating to “The Bride and the Bachelors; Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns”. And we end it, in true Duchampian style.

Linking to a video where Adrian Searle chats to Philippe Parreno (artist and co-curator of the show) about the project.

And another of Searle with the other curator of the exhibition, Carlos Basualdo.

All with music by John Cage for Duchamp:

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