ASRL / PERPETUAL 2014
 
Marcel Duchamp
By Nan Rosenthal
posted: 02-05-09
Marcel Duchamp The Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors, Even1915-1923
Image Source

"Embodying the intellect of his literary contemporaries Marcel Proust and James Joyce, Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) has been aptly described by the painter Willem de Kooning as a one-man movement. Jasper Johns has written of his work as the 'field where language, thought and vision act on one another.' Duchamp has had a huge impact on twentieth-century art. By World War I, he had rejected the work of many of his fellow artists as 'retinal' art, intended only to please the eye. Instead, Duchamp wanted, he said, 'to put art back in the service of the mind.'"

...Source
Like toutfait on  Facebook,   Follow us on  Twitter

Back to list
© toutfait.com is published by Art Science Research Laboratory. All Rights Reserved.      RSS