kunsthalle marcel duchamp
the forestay museum of art
view of the kmd's new exhibition building, designed by swiss architect jonathan banz, with an exhibition by german conceptual artist karin sander, may 14 to june 26, 2016. for more information go to exhibitions 2016.
the kmd is the world's "smallest" museum and shows grand exhibitions of internationally acknowledged and emerging artists, and the edition of the kmd publishes hardcover books in small format (art theory, monographs, artists’ books, and exhibition catalogues).
recent book releases (for more information go to: publications):
stefan banz, louis michel eilshemius und sein einfluss auf marcel duchamp
german; with a foreword by ugo rondinone; 288 pages; 8 11/16 x 6 1/2 inches; hardcover; with 161 illustrations (most of them in color), 35 euro, published with verlag für moderne kunst, vienna 2016, isbn 978-3-903131-12-5. note: this is a smaller german version (without the "collected documents," but with some new evidence) of the award winning comprehensive english publication:
stefan banz, eilshemius: peer of poet-painters. collected documents, a novel of facts by and about louis m. eilshemius, and a study of his influence on marcel duchamp – winner of the 2016 rollins book award, and of the 2016 eric hoffer book award (honorable mention in the category "art")
the first comprehensive publication on the american artist (with swiss and german roots) louis michel eilshemius (1864–1941), who was discovered by marcel duchamp on the occasion of the first annual exhibition of the society of independent artists at the grand central palace in new york in 1917. together with katherine s. dreier, duchamp organized the two very first public exhibitions of this artist's work at the société anonyme in new york in 1920 und 1924. the book is published with jrp|ringier, zurich 2015, including collected documents, a novel of facts by and about louis m. eilshemius, and an extensive study of his influence on marcel duchamp, english, 768 pages, 479 color and 53 black an white illustrations, format 31 x 24 cm, hardcover, us 100, euro 80.00, chf 98; isbn 978-3-03764-435-5
didier semin, duchamp: le paradigme du dessin d'humour (duchamp: the paradigm of the cartoon | duchamp: das paradigma der humoristischen zeichnung), published with verlag für moderne kunst, vienna 2015: 116 pages, français, english, deutsch, 116 pages; 17 figures (13 in black and white, 4 in color), hardcover; 14 x 10.5 cm; euro 25.00; isbn 978-3-903004-56-6.
the kmd is a member of verband schweizer museen/association des musées suisse/associazione dei musei svizzeri, and supported by le département de la formation, de la jeunesse et de la culture du canton de vaud, lausanne; stiftung erna und curt burgauer, zurich; migros kulturprozent, zurich; and the law firm kellerhals carrard, lausanne.