Film preview

Experimental silent films by Man Ray, restored and with new scores, return to the big screen

Four short films May Ray made in the 1920s are being re-released with new music by Jim Jarmusch and Carter Logan’s band SQÜRL

Hans Arp’s estate gifts 220 sculptures to ten museums around the world

Many of the gifted works will go to European institutions, while others are bound for Boston, Dallas and Melbourne

Largest-ever exhibition of work by disabled artists in UK to be staged across museums nationwide, including Tate and Arnolfini in Bristol

Thirty-one artists will "disrupt" institutions with nonsensical and surreal work, inspired by the rebellious spirit of the Dada movement

What was it like to conduct Marcel Duchamp's only live television interview?

Fifty years on, Joan Bakewell remembers speaking to the pioneering artist for the BBC, shortly before his death

The power couples who shaped Modern art

New show explores 40 romantic and artistic partnerships of the 20th century

Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn in Lake District up for sale

Chinese collector may step in to save the barn, after Arts Council rejects funding bid

Fever dreams: on Delirious at the Met Breuer

An exhibition on post-war art proves a little too ambitious


Books: Essays on sex, gender and identity in Dada

Naomi Sawelson-Gorse edits this collection on the often overlooked women of Dada

Interview with Marcel Duchamp: Life is a game; life is art

From 4 April to 18 July the Palazzo Grassi is showing a 300- work exhibition by Pontus Hulten of the work of Marcel Duchamp, the artist whose ideas have pricked through the whole history of twentieth-century art. Here we publish one of his last interviews, made in 1966

Only two years since his last show, Max Ernst exhibition opens at the MoMA this month

“Max Ernst: Dada and the Dawn of Surrealism” concentrates upon fifteen years of fertile activity until 1927

Interview with Marcel Duchamp: Buried in the BBC archives since 1959, and published here for the first time

Talking about his readymades and his most complicated work “The large glass”, now in Philadelphia, Duchamp reflects on how little he meant to people in the late Fifties, when the painterliness of Abstract Expressionism ruled