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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).
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(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)
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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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