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Book launch

The School of Graphic Arts is hosting a book launch on December 8., 6 pm. at Festsalen where Stefan Banz will present his book: 
EILSHEMIUS: PEER OF POET-PAINTERS. Collected Documents, a Novel of Facts, by and about Louis M. Eilshemius, and a Study of his Influence on Marcel Duchamp

The first comprehensive publication on the American artist (with Swiss and German roots) Louis Michel Eilshemius (1864–1941), who was discovered by Marcel Duchamp on the occasion of the First Annual Exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists at the Grand Central Palace in New York in 1917. Together with Katherine S. Dreier, Duchamp organized the two very first public exhibitions of this artist's work at the Société Anonyme in New York in 1920 und 1924. 

Stefan Banz is an artist, writer, researcher, editor and curator based in Cully Switzerland. 
He is founder of the Marcel Duchamp Kunsthalle, a small out-door doll-house-like museum.

The book is edited by KMD – Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp | The Forestay Museum of Art.