Marcel Duchamp Retrospective Exhibition Records
1959-1963, Pasdena Art Museum
Interview with Marcel Duchamp, conducted by Earl Carter of the Pasadena Museum of Art, October 1963. In conjunction with “Marcel Duchamp: A Retrospective Exhibition,” hosted by the museum (October 10-November 3, 1963).
In this interview, Duchamp discusses his work Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), 1912, which caused a sensation at the 1913 Armory Show in New York, as well as the connection between his art and his love for chess.
Discussion of the Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 1
Duchamp on the philosophical connection between his artmaking and chess playing