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The Resource Duchamp's pipe : a chess romance : Marcel Duchamp & George Koltanowski, Celia Rabinovitch ; with a foreword by Ihor Holubizky, and contributions by Nicole Lastreto, Kerry Hamilton Lawless, and Irwin Lipnowksi

Duchamp's pipe : a chess romance : Marcel Duchamp & George Koltanowski, Celia Rabinovitch ; with a foreword by Ihor Holubizky, and contributions by Nicole Lastreto, Kerry Hamilton Lawless, and Irwin Lipnowksi

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Duchamp's pipe : a chess romance : Marcel Duchamp & George Koltanowski
Title
Duchamp's pipe
Title remainder
a chess romance : Marcel Duchamp & George Koltanowski
Statement of responsibility
Celia Rabinovitch ; with a foreword by Ihor Holubizky, and contributions by Nicole Lastreto, Kerry Hamilton Lawless, and Irwin Lipnowksi
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Art, chess, and an $87,000 pipe frame an inside look at the relationship between famed blindfold grandmaster George Koltanowski and dadaist artist Marcel Duchamp"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Rabinovitch, Celia
Dewey number
709.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6853.D8
LC item number
R335 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Holubizky, Ihor
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Duchamp, Marcel
  • Koltanowski, George
  • Artists
  • Chess players
  • Tobacco pipes
Label
Duchamp's pipe : a chess romance : Marcel Duchamp & George Koltanowski, Celia Rabinovitch ; with a foreword by Ihor Holubizky, and contributions by Nicole Lastreto, Kerry Hamilton Lawless, and Irwin Lipnowksi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. A smoking pipe -- The gift -- A fairy tale for grown-ups -- Duchamp and Brâncuşi: The pure pipe -- Part II. A chess romance -- The players at the art of chess -- Chess painting, chess playing -- Transatlantic chess from Paris to New York -- Diamonds and Chess -- Duchamp and Koltanowski meet: Le Cygne -- Koltanowski rising and the creation of the World Chess Federation, 1924 -- Epiphanies in chess and art -- The match of 1929 -- Part III. A beautiful game -- A beautiful game -- Translucent passages: reading between the lines -- Touring chess under fascism's threat -- Escaping France -- Ethnological excursions: into a dark mood -- Pocketing chess: "Chess for All" -- The Imagery of Chess, 1944-1945 -- Perhaps the pipe, even -- Part IV. Objects and the spirits who made them -- Rituals of smoking and breathing -- The form of things hidden: the inframince -- Another romance -- The excess of imagination -- An amiable conjurer -- Endgame: a little smoke was seen -- The exchange redeemed.
Control code
on1060188269
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xliii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781623173562
Lccn
2019018198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Duchamp's pipe : a chess romance : Marcel Duchamp & George Koltanowski, Celia Rabinovitch ; with a foreword by Ihor Holubizky, and contributions by Nicole Lastreto, Kerry Hamilton Lawless, and Irwin Lipnowksi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. A smoking pipe -- The gift -- A fairy tale for grown-ups -- Duchamp and Brâncuşi: The pure pipe -- Part II. A chess romance -- The players at the art of chess -- Chess painting, chess playing -- Transatlantic chess from Paris to New York -- Diamonds and Chess -- Duchamp and Koltanowski meet: Le Cygne -- Koltanowski rising and the creation of the World Chess Federation, 1924 -- Epiphanies in chess and art -- The match of 1929 -- Part III. A beautiful game -- A beautiful game -- Translucent passages: reading between the lines -- Touring chess under fascism's threat -- Escaping France -- Ethnological excursions: into a dark mood -- Pocketing chess: "Chess for All" -- The Imagery of Chess, 1944-1945 -- Perhaps the pipe, even -- Part IV. Objects and the spirits who made them -- Rituals of smoking and breathing -- The form of things hidden: the inframince -- Another romance -- The excess of imagination -- An amiable conjurer -- Endgame: a little smoke was seen -- The exchange redeemed.
Control code
on1060188269
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xliii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781623173562
Lccn
2019018198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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