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Library Installation

Marcel Duchamp and Jacques Villon in Villon's studio, c. 1951. Photograph by Agence Photographique Française. Alexina and Marcel Duchamp Papers, Philadelphia Museum of Art Library and Archives. Gift o
Jacques Villon and Marcel Duchamp in Villon’s studio, c. 1951. Photograph by Agence Photographique Française. Alexina and Marcel Duchamp Papers, Philadelphia Museum of Art Library and Archives. Gift of Jacqueline, Paul and Peter Matisse in memory of their mother Alexina Duchamp.

Duchamp Family Archives

April 9–September 6, 2019

Explore the archives of Marcel Duchamp and his family of artists, each of whom made distinctive contributions to modern art. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Duchamp Family, this installation draws from the museum’s extensive archival holdings related to Duchamp, including the Alexina and Marcel Duchamp Papers. Get to know this close-knit group of artistic innovators through family photographs as well as prints, interviews, newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogues, and other ephemera.

Learn more about the Duchamp family members >>

Curator

Margaret Huang, Digital Archivist

Location

Library Reading Room, second floor, Perelman Building

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