Marcel Duchamp

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Noun1.Marcel Duchamp - French artist who immigrated to the United StatesMarcel Duchamp - French artist who immigrated to the United States; a leader in the dada movement in New York City; was first to exhibit commonplace objects as art (1887-1968)
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Summary: When Dada pioneer Marcel Duchamp famously submitted a urinal to the 1917 exhibition for the Society of Independent Artists, the committee was less than amused.
In 1913, Marcel Duchamp revolutionised art when he created his first readymade, Bicycle Wheel--a work that would be unveiled to the public the following year.
The exhibition will include the electronic chess/musical composing board used by John Cage, Marcel Duchamp, and Alexina "Teeny" Duchamp to perform Cage's famous 1968 Reunion concert; Glenn Kaino's 80" x 80" piece called Learn to Win or You Will Take Losing for Granted, a life-sized chess set that includes pieces made of the artist's hands cast in bronze; and Kaino's One Hour Paintings depicting chess grandmasters.
Among examples are Picasso owns three Siamese cats, Marcel Duchamp only two.
Duchamp and Dada" - Wesley Hurd will explore the role that artist Marcel Duchamp played in 20th century art at 7 p.
Twisted Pair chronicles the remarkable similarities between Marcel Duchamp and Andy Warhol's work.
A urinal became art in 1917 when Marcel Duchamp turned one on its side and titled it Fountain
This statement might well be attributed to Marcel Duchamp, the 'originator' of the readymade, if one were to hazard an educated guess, but it is in fact from the introductory pages of Martin Heidegger's 1936 essay "The Origin of the Work of Art" ("Der Ursprung des Kunstwerkes").
Just as in the spatially evocative photograph Dust Breeding by Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp, dust extends its gravitational pull towards decay and death.
ART ATTACK: Film director Mike Figgis (above) with porcelain fountain by Marcel Duchamp.
Associate Curator of Photography Corey Keller on the motion studies of Eadweard Muybridge and Etienne Jules Marey, and their influence on modern painters such as Marcel Duchamp and Giacomo Balla.
They include selections from the Screen Tests series, four-minute portraits of people including Lou Reed, Marcel Duchamp, John Cale and Edie Sedgwick.