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 (do͞o-shäN′, dü), Marcel 1887-1968.
French-born modernist artist and a leader of the Dada movement in New York City who was the first to exhibit commonplace objects as art. His paintings include Nude Descending a Staircase (1912).


(French dyʃɑ̃)
(Biography) Marcel (marsɛl). 1887–1968, US painter and sculptor, born in France; noted as a leading exponent of Dada. His best-known work is Nude Descending a Staircase (1912)



Marcel, 1887–1968, French painter, in U.S. after 1915.
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Noun1.Duchamp - French artist who immigrated to the United StatesDuchamp - 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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En este contexto, Duchamp valora el azar para introducir la perplejidad y provocar desenlaces imprevistos.
Marcel Duchamp se inicio en el mundo del arte como pintor y de hecho trabajo con algunos de los lenguajes pictoricos mas importantes de las vanguardias artisticas, experimento con ellos e incorporo elementos que nunca antes habian sido empleados.
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Desde su fallido intento de exhibicion en la Sociedad de Artistas Independientes, dando muestra de una ironia que iba a caracterizar a los movimientos artisticos de la primera mitad del siglo xx, el Urinario de Marcel Duchamp estuvo marcado por un sino fantasmal.
Twisted Pair chronicles the remarkable similarities between Marcel Duchamp and Andy Warhol's work.
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It reads: "I'm not f**king Duchamp but I love p**sing with you" - a reference to Marcel Duchamp's famous 1917 urinal Fountain sculpture.
It's just that if the old conveniences are still there the council, or who everowns them, should check they're not one of Marcel Duchamp's.