Nicholas Lowie and Sheridan Lowrey, [A] Rrose is an apple . . . [Pinspot #14]
In five short essays, Nicholas Lowie and Sheridan Lowrey begin to articulate a here-to-fore undiscovered theme underlying Marcel Duchamps entire oeuvre. They assert that Duchamps works problematize the biblical narrative of the Fall: Adam and Eve
(the Bride and the Bachelors) are the one flesh of the apple (tree)constituent of physical, chemical, biological, and geometric processesrelative to a science of morality (a tenet of
The revelatory aspect of Lowie/Lowreys Duchamp scholarship is complicated by their further assertion that the L.A.-based
Museum of Jurassic Technology (MJT) is the means by which they have found Duchamp. Lowie/Lowreys texts suggest that the MJT
plays the role of precedent for a body of works that were conceived well before it. Lowie/Lowrey (and/or the MJT?) have, in effect, created a hybrid/ a duck-rabbit/a Lincoln-Wilson that belies usual historical lineage.
32 pages, Softcover, 9 x 6 inches, 2005