To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour

To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour a/k/a “The Small Glass”

A photo of the piece by Rrose Sélavy / Marcel Duchamp - an abstract sculpture of see-through glass etched with triangles and with a portal in the middle.
Photo by Wally Gobetz, https://www.flickr.com/photos/wallyg/

Rrose Sélavy / Marcel Duchamp, 1918

Friday June 9th – 6:30pm
Monday June 12th – 1:00pm*
Friday June 16th – 6:30pm

Museum of Modern Art, 5th floor
11 West 53rd Street, Manhattan


Look for the docent/guide wearing the hot pink scarf.

What happens if we take the title of this “sculpture” seriously as performance instructions?  Is the very visible look-er an unashamed voyeur?  Are the people watching someone watch voyeurs?  Is voyeurism participation?

 

Duchamp Program (as distributed at performances)

Duration: Almost 1 hour

Asterisk-marked performances require paid admission for access.