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22.10.12

Dancing Around Duchamp

A new exhibition at London's Barbican
© Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, 1950 (replica of 1917 original)
Charlotte Higgins (The Guardian) (link via 3:AM Magazine): 'Some worship his genius; others believe that because of him the history of art swerved badly off course. One thing is for sure: the legacy of Marcel Duchamp – the man who put urinals and bicycle wheels into galleries and called them art – has been the most dominant single influence over the art of the late 20th and early 21st century, far outstripping even that modern master, Picasso.' [Read More]

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