Your chance is not the same as my chance, just as your throw of the dice will rarely be the same as mine
—Marcel Duchamp, quoted in Calvin Tomkins The Bride and the Bachelors (New York: Penguin, 1968
Frantisek Kupka, Nocturne, 1911, MUMOK, Vienna
Brancusi was intrigued not so much by myth as by the miracle of metamorphosis, of matter in flux.
—Natalia Dumitresco and Alexandre Istrati: ‘Brancusi:1876-1956’ in ‘Brancusi’ published by Faber and Faber 1988
Crystallisations in a bath of photographic fix, 1932
copyright: photo agency RMN
photo: Constantin Brancusi. Copyright : photo agency RMN