12 Delicious Marcel Duchamp Quotes To Unleash Your Inner Artist
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12 Delicious Marcel Duchamp Quotes To Unleash Your Inner Artist

 

12 Delicious Marcel Duchamp Quotes To Unleash Your Inner ArtistOn one July 28, 127 years ago, a man named Marcel Duchamp was welcomed into this bizarre and beautiful world, only to make it all the stranger. He’s one of the few historically prized individuals known, above all else, for his intimate involvement with a certain toilet. But Marcel, associated with Cubism, Surrealism and Dada though ultimately in a category all his own, was far more than an upturned urinal. Duchamp was a painter, sculptor, writer and chess enthusiast, among other things. He rejected art that pleased the mind in favor of works that tickled and dizzied the mind. He refused to repeat himself artistically, bringing creation and destruction in closer proximity than ever before. Most importantly, with his ready-made artworks, the merry trickster transformed the world’s understanding of what constituted a work of art, forever changing the trajectory of the creative practice. The birth of Marcel Duchamp was, in a way, the birth of conceptual and theoretical art practice as we know it today. On that note, we’d like to wish a very happy birthday to Marcel Duchamp, aka Rrose S√©lavy , aka the grandfather of conceptual art. We’ve collected a batch of quotes embodying Duchamp’s rebellious spirit […]

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