Dalia Judovitz


On her book Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Cover Interview of May 04, 2010

Editor’s note

Originally, this interview ran on the Rorotoko cover page under the headline

“All artistic production may be appropriative.”

We highlighted two quotes.

On the first page:

“The idea that the onlooker also ‘makes’ the work of art overturns the myth of artistic genius undermining the idea of art as individual expression.”

On the second:

“But what is art when ‘looks’ no longer count? I argue that rather than enacting the negation and ultimate abandonment of painting, as most critics have contended, the readymades demonstrate the impossibility of defining art”