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    The Controversy of Marcel Duchamp

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    world, Marcel Duchamp changed the way we look at and produce art today. Marcel Duchamp was by far, one of the most controversial figures in art. Two of the most well known and talked about pieces by him are The Fountain and The Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors, Even . Duchamp created many other pieces that caught the attention of critics, other artists, and the population in a negative way; however, these two pieces alone, brought about the greatest amount of controversy. In 1917, Marcel Duchamp

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    Marcel Duchamp Analysis

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    Marcel Duchamp is one of the most influential artist of the 20th century who questioned and challenged what were identify as art. Duchamp early years involved growing up with a two brother, one a painter and the other a sculptor. By age 17 he moved to Paris where he focused on his painting. Seven years later he began to experiment with the cubism art style, for Duchamp even though he was joining the other artists of this style he still managed to stand out. His cubism art subjects were unusually

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    covering in this essay is known as the L.H.O.O.Q., which was produced by the artist and chess player Marcel Duchamp. Marcel Duchamp was a French naturalized American painter who lived from July 28th, 1887 – October 2nd, 1968. He was born at Blainville-Crevon in Normandy, France while being raised by a family with interest that included cultural activities that later would be influenced his artwork. Duchamp grew up in a house with the painter and engraver Émile Frédéric Nicolle, which was his maternal

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    Bicycle Wheel (Marcel Duchamp, 1913) [8] is a great example. Seeking an alternative to representing objects in paint, Duchamp began presenting objects themselves as art. He selected mass-produced, commercially available, often utilitarian objects, designating them as art and giving them titles. Ready-mades, as he called them, disrupted centuries of thinking about the artist’s role as a skilled creator of original handmade objects. Instead, Duchamp argued, “An ordinary object [could

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    when a signed urinal was entered into the show as a sculpture, there was an impromptu meeting of directors, and the statue was turned down. The mastermind behind this odd plan was Marcel Duchamp, a contemporary artist of the time and a founding member of the Society of Independent Artists (1). Despite this fact, Duchamp was not invited to the meeting regarding the fate of The Fountain, and immediately left the Society without exposing his identity as the artist. After the show, The Fountain was photographed

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    had led war. It was influenced by other avant- garde movements- Cubism, Futurism, Constructivism, and expressionism. It is an output that was widely diverse” (Jonathan Purvis,2017).The three artists i chose are Hannah Hoch, Francis Picabia, and Marcel Duchamp. I chose them because they had an interesting life. ( I just chose three randomly.)In this essay is about the lives of these important people. I will talk about their childhood and how they got into this movement. First I would like to speak

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    Marcel Duchamp

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    modern art style it’s the beginning that made the movement as powerful and as enticing as it is today. Marcel Duchamp was a rebel of sorts at the time, his defying approach and questioning of what art truly was embodies what modern art has evolved to. Duchamp, raised in Normandy, spent his youth painting, reading and playing music. His upbringing was centered around the arts it would seem and Duchamp produced his first artwork Landscape at Blainville at the early age of 15 and that artwork was a reflection

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    Marcel Duchamp Analysis

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    What is art? Over the years many artists and art historians, such as Giorgio Vasari, Pablo Picasso, Paul Rand and Marcel Duchamp, have explored the definition of art. This essay will look at the opinions of these individuals and explore the concept of art by looking at various art movements, such as Dadaism and Cubism, which have influenced the definition of art, as we know it today. In this essay, I will also discuss the two elements of art; form and content, as well as how they are key to any

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    Some say that Marcel Duchamp, also known as Rrose Selavy, is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. From a young age Duchamp was under a heavy influence of art. For instance, his grandfather “...practiced engraving…” (Lebel). Duchamp’s mother even painted landscapes. This resulted in, “Four of the six Duchamp children [becoming] artists.” (Lebel). Duchamp was influenced by his two older brothers who encouraged him to pursue art. He was also heavily influenced, in his early art stages

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    to my own taste.” Marcel Duchamp is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, as one of the three artists who helped revolutionize the art world in the 20th century. Born July 28th, 1887 in Blainville-Crevon, France, Duchamp was a painter, sculptor, writer and avid chess player. Originally associated with Dadaism, after WWI, Duchamp rejected the work of many of his fellow artists, like Matisse, as retinal art, intended to only please the eye. Instead, Duchamp wanted to make art

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