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Playing with Earth and Sky
Astronomy, Geography, and the Art of Marcel Duchamp
James Housefield

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

• List of Color Plates
• Acknowledgments
• Note to the Reader
• Introduction: Playing with Earth and Sky
• Spaces of Experience: Geography, Astronomy, and Display
• Landscapes of Chance: Cosmic Metaphors and Literary Stars
• Aviation and Substitution: Celestial and Terrestrial Geographies of the Readymades
• From Marcel to Rrose: Starry Messengers and Astral Identities
• Interstellar Voyages and Surrealist Geographies: The Paris World’s Fair, Palais de la découverte, and Exposition internationale du surréalisme
• Conclusion: Landscape Defied, the Heavens Denied
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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