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Stefan Banz

Stefan Banz is an artist and author. He lives in Cully, Switzerland.

Louis Michel Eilshemius: Most Rapid Master Painter and Mightiest Mind of Mankind

Before I really knew Eilshemius’s work, there were always two questions that personally intrigued me: Why was Duchamp so interested in his oeuvre that he was ready, along with Katherine S. Dreier, to organize his first two public solo exhibitions at the legendary Société Anonyme, and whether Duchamp might even have been influenced by Eilshemius’s work?

Louis Michel Eilshemius: Most Rapid Master Painter and Mightiest Mind of Mankind

Before I really knew Eilshemius’s work, there were always two questions that personally intrigued me: Why was Duchamp so interested in his oeuvre that he was ready, along with Katherine S. Dreier, to organize his first two public solo exhibitions at the legendary Société Anonyme, and whether Duchamp might even have been influenced by Eilshemius’s work?

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MAY 2020

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