Duchamp

[dy-shahn]
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noun

Mar·cel [mar-sel] /marˈsɛl/, 1887–1968, French painter, in U.S. after 1915 (brother of Raymond Duchamp-Villon and Jacques Villon).

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  • This is not the same thing that artists have been doing since Duchamp hung a urinal on a wall and called it art.

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    Art on the Tracks

    Malcolm Jones

    February 1, 2014

  • What could come closer to the anti-retinal position of Duchamp than paintings so dark they can barely impinge on our retinas?

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    Ad Reinhardt's Black (-on-Black) Humor

    Blake Gopnik

    December 2, 2013

  • In making the Black Paintings, Reinhardt may have been as indebted to Duchamp as to Malevich and Barnett Newman.

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    Ad Reinhardt's Black (-on-Black) Humor

    Blake Gopnik

    December 2, 2013

  • The Daily Pic: In 1913, New Yorker Robert Winthrop Chandler was a successful radical, until he got swamped by Matisse and Duchamp.

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    Painting, Red in Tooth and Claw

    Blake Gopnik

    November 8, 2013

  • It seems he was offered a spot in the great Armory Show, but turned it down – and then went on to buy a Duchamp that he saw in it.

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    The American Picasso?

    Blake Gopnik

    July 21, 2013

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British Dictionary definitions for duchamp

Duchamp

noun

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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