duchamp duchamp  /du ˈʃɑmp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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)

News

  • 'An Armory Show' aims to shock

    "An Armory Show," running Friday through Dec. 15 in the Opalka Gallery at The Sage Colleges, Albany, invokes the celebrated 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art in New York City. [...] yet the genres themselves had not changed much by the time Marcel Duchamp, Paul Gauguin, Edvard Munch and around 300 others displayed their work at the 69th Regiment Armory in Manhattan. The 1912 oil on ...
    on September 5, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  • d'Harnoncourt described Etant donnes: 1° la chute d'eau, 2° le gaz d'eclairage as a work that "bristles with cross-references, visual and conceptual, to many other objects and verbal constructs by Duchamp, and was created within the same highly...
    on Aug 2, 2009 By: Nikolaus Harnoncourt Source: HULIQ

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