Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp, just the text. Even in a family that embraced the arts, it is surprising that all four oldest Duchamp ren became artists.
The readymades of Marcel Duchamp are ordinary manufactured objects that the artist selected and modified, as an antidote to what he called “retinal art”. By simply choosing the object (or objects) and repositioning or joining, titling and signing it, …
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When the French artist Marcel Duchamp arrived by ship to New York in 1915, his reputation, as the saying goes, preceded him. Two years earlier, in 1913, after an inauspicious debut in France, Duchamp sent his painting Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2) to America.
photo of The New York Tribune, 17 February 1913, of the Cubist corner at the Armory Show, in New York, with two works of Marcel Duchamp: ‘Nude (Study), Sad Man on a Train'(1911-12) and ‘Nude Descending a Staircase'(1912)
Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (French: [maʁsɛl dyʃɑ̃]; 28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and mana, although he was careful about his use of the term mana and was not directly associated with mana groups.
BOOKS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! In the early 1920s a rumor circulated through the art worlds of Paris and New York that Marcel Duchamp—the artist best known for Nude Descending a Staircase, the sensation of the Armory Show of 1913—had decided to stop making art in order to devote his life to playing chess.
Marcel Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase and the center of our interview with Francis M. Nauman at The Armory Show 2013.
Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 (French: Nu descendant un escalier n° 2) is a 1912 painting by Marcel Duchamp.The work is widely regarded as a Modernist classic and has become one of the most famous of its time.