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Ron Cooper, Marcel Duchamp Profile

The base is composed of 3 60” steel legs topped by a ceramic urn. The right and left outlines on the vase or urn expose, in the negative space, the portrait of Marcel Duchamp when reflected on a white backdrop. Duchamp was a French-American painter, sculptor and writer whose work is associated with Cubism and Dadaism.

Ron Cooper
Marcel Duchamp Profile, c. 1989
fired ceramic with steel base
6 5/8" H x 5" diameter (66 1/2 " H overall with the base)
Gift of Gus Foster