Retake LIVE - “Duchamp Comes to Pasadena” Screening
In 1963, Marcel Duchamp, considered by many to be the father of conceptual art, was photographed in a museum playing chess against a nude model - author and artist Eve Babitz. “Duchamp Comes to Pasadena,” a new documentary directed by David Grabias and produced by Artifact Studios, Inc., tells the story behind this iconic image as well as revealing how Duchamp agreed to hold his first-ever career retrospective at the Pasadena Art Museum (now known as Norton Simon Museum). The opening night party would become a defining moment for generations of artists who would go on to revolutionize the contemporary art world.
On December 13, join us for a live taping of LAist Studios’ Retake podcast, featuring a screening of the film and followed by a conversation with Retake host John Horn (he/him) and special guests for an insider look at this legendary party.
Content Warning: Contains nudity
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