Some Noise about Hidden Noise


The mystery of Duchamp's With Hidden Noise rattled around inside Kurt's head for decades, as this biographical account reveals. That this was so also reveals something about Kurt von Meier--that finding the source of the "hidden noise" within himself became something of an obsession. It's displacement into an object of sculpture cannot disguise the intent of his meticulous record-keeping and documentation of his own life, a strand of yarn stretching back over many decades.