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Pt 12 - Duchamp Symposium (Dr. David Hopkins)

On March 27, 2009, the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, held the Fourth Edgar P. Richardson Symposium, an afternoon highlighting new research on Marcel Duchamp and the role of portrayal in both his career and his legacy. The symposium was presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture." Speakers included: Wendy Wick Reaves, curator of prints and drawings, National Portrait Gallery; "Brittle Painted Masks: Portraiture in the Age of Duchamp" Dr. Linda Dalrymple Henderson, David Bruton, Jr. , Centennial Professor in Art History and Distinguished Teaching Professor, The University of Texas at Austin; "Paradigm Shifts and Shifting Identities in the Career of Marcel Duchamp" Dr. Lewis Kachur, associate professor, Art History Department, Kean University; "Portraits at an Exhibition, and counting your Chickens" Dr. David Hopkins, professor of art history, University of Glasgow; "'The Domain of Rrose S?lavy': Duchamp's 'Dust Breeding' as a Portrait" Dr. Catherine Craft, independent scholar; "Blank Force: Marcel Duchamp, Dada, and Pictures of the Past" Brian O'Doherty, artist; "Taking Duchamp's Portrait"
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