La septième face du dé – Georges Hugnet
By David Astle
1,2 – parlez vous?
3,4 – geste d'amour
5,6 – baguette sticks
7? Quoi? Sept?
Check your maquette!
In response to Marcel Duchamp's cover illustration for ‘La Septième face du dé (The Seventh Side of the Die)' by George Hugnet’ 1936.
See the artwork that inspired this poem in the flesh, along with more than 100 of Marcel Duchamp’s world-renowned pieces, in ‘The Essential Duchamp’ exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 27 April – 11 August 2019.