Item nr. 167140 The Imagery of Chess. DUCHAMP. Marcel.

The Imagery of Chess

DUCHAMP, Marcel. The Imagery of Chess. A Group Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture, newly designed Chessmen, Music and Miscellany: opening Tuesday December twelfth. 4 pp. 8vo, in original wrappers, preserved in a new cloth folding box. New York: Julien Levy Gallery, 1944.

A rare catalogue, designed by Duchamp, for the exhibition which was conceived by Marcel Duchamp, Julien Levy, and Max Ernst. The exhibition brought together a group of artists who were challenged with designing chessmen that differed from the traditional and formal Staunton and "French" sets used in everyday chess and tournament play.

Item nr. 167140
Price: $1,450.00

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