Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Marcel Duchamp, American, born France, 1887–1968

Tu m’

1918

Oil on canvas, with bottlebrush, safety pins, and bolt

69.8 x 303 cm (27 1/2 x 119 5/16 in.)
Gift of the Estate of Katherine S. Dreier
1953.6.4
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

George Heard Hamilton, “Anonyme No Longer,” Artnews 51, no. 9 (January 1953): 60, ill.

William C. Seitz, The Art of Assemblage, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1961), 45, ill.

Richard Hamilton, The Almost Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp, exh. cat. (London: The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1966), 88–89, ill.

William Rubin, Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1968), 20, ill.

Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 78–79, ill.

Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Socité Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 230, no. 233, ill.

Francis M. Naumann, Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York, exh. cat. (New York: Prentice Hall, 1996), 106–7, 292, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 126–27, fig. 123.

Isabel Wallace, “From Painting’s Death to the Death of Painting,” Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 7, no. 1 (April 2002): 133–55, ill.

Leah Dickerman et al., Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris, exh. cat. (Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2005).

Dorothy Kosinski, Dialogues: Cornell, Duchamp, Johns, Rauschenberg, exh. cat. (Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 2005), 72, ill.

Jasper Johns Catenary, exh. cat. (New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2005), 13, ill.

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 19, fig. 3.

Briony Fer, “Eva Hesse and Color,” October 119 (Winter 2007): 29, ill.

Jennifer Gross, Kristin Baker: Surge and Shadow, exh. cat. (New York: Deitch Projects, 2007), 13, fig. 18.

Lars Blunck, Duchmaps Präzisionsoptik (Munich: Silke Schreiber, 2008), 153.

Marsden Hartley and New Mexico: The Search for American Modernism, exh. cat. (Santa Fe: Yale University Press, 2008).

Richard Meyer, “ ‘Big, Middle-Class Modernism’,” October 131 (Winter 2010): 86–95, ill.

Janine A. Mileaf, Please Touch: Dada and Surrealist Objects after the Readymade (Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College, 2010), 24, 30–31, 50–51, pl. 5.

Rachel Palacios, “Involving Us Again for the First Time,” Art New England 33, no. 5 (September/October 2012): 34–35, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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