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Friday, January 4, 2013

A Marcel Duchamp for 46 cents

Posted By on Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 12:06 PM


Now for something different on Eye Candy: Stamp art. The U.S. Postal Service is taking pre-orders on its stamps honoring the 1913 Armory Show in New York, where modernists shook up the art world with such work as Marcel Ducamp's "Nude Descending a Staircase" and Charles Demuth's "I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold." Those works are two of the 12, all created between 1912 and 1931, commemorated by the stamp issue, which you can pre-order.

On the other stamps: "House and Street (1931) by Stuart Davis; "The Prodigal Son (1927)" by Aaron Douglas; "Fog Horns" (1929), by Arthur Dove; "Painting, Number 5" (1914-15), by Marsden Hartley; "Sunset, Maine Coast" (1919), by John Marin; "Razor" (1924), by Gerald Murphy; "Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico / Out Back of Marie's II" (1930), by Georgia O’Keeffe; "Noire et Blanche" (1926), by Man Ray; "American Landscape" (1930), by Charles Sheeler; and "Brooklyn Bridge" (1919-20), by Joseph Stella.

Read more at the Postal Office site "Beyond the Perf."

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