Thierry de Duve
September - December 2009
Thierry de Duve is professor at Université Lille 3, département des arts plastiques in Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. He writes and teaches on modern and contemporary art. Committed to a reinterpretation of modernism, his work has long revolved around Marcel Duchamp's readymade and its implications for aesthetics. His publications include: Pictorial Nominalism: On Marcel Duchamp's Passage from Painting to the Readymade, with D. Polan (Minneapolis,1991); Clement Greenberg between the Lines, translated by Brian Holmes (Paris, 1996); Kant After Duchamp (Cambridge, 1998); and The Definitively Unfinished Marcel Duchamp (Cambridge, 1993).