Marcel Duchamp

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Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, Porcelain, 1917 (replica Contemporary art, ready-made art. Art Conceptual, Infinite Art, Instalation Art, Dada Art, Monkey Art, Art Terms, Found Object Art, Plastic Recycling, Art History

‘Fountain’, Marcel Duchamp, 1917, replica 1964 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Fountain’, Marcel Duchamp, 1917, replica 1964 on display at Tate Modern. Fountain is Duchamp’s most famous work. It is an example of what he called a ‘ready-made’ sculpture. These were made from ordinary manufactured objects. He then presented them as artworks. This invites us to question what makes an object ‘art’? Is this urinal ‘art’ because it is being presented in a gallery? The original 1917 version of this work has been lost. This is one of a small number of copies…

Man Ray Cadeau editioned replica 1972 The object was made to be non-functional and served as a disturbing piece. It made people look differently at everyday objects. It introduced many people to surrealism. Man Ray Photography, Photography Portraits, Street Photography, Art Conceptual, Hans Richter, Hans Arp, Francis Picabia, Sculpture Metal, Art Terms

‘Cadeau’, Man Ray, 1921, editioned replica 1972 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Cadeau’, Man Ray, 1921, editioned replica 1972 By adding a row of nails, Man Ray transformed a household flat-iron into a new and potentially threatening object. The nails and burning metal suggest a violent eroticism at odds with the work’s title, the French word for ‘gift’. The original version, given to the composer Erik Satie, was lost but became well-known through Man Ray’s photograph of it. Although made at the height of Paris dada, Cadeau, like Man Ray’s other…

"Nude Descending a Staircase, No. By Marcel Duchamp is his very famous painting. Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 is a 1912 painting by Marcel Duchamp. The work is widely regarded as a Modernist classic and has become one of the most famous of its time. History Of Modern Art, Art History, History Books, Pompidou Paris, Cubist Art, Francis Picabia, Philadelphia Museum Of Art, Descendants, Oeuvre D'art

Room 3: Movement | Tate

Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia 21 February – 26 May 2008 at Tate Modern room 3

Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimar Beer Belly Cultural Epoch Of Germany . Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimar Beer Belly Cultural Epoch Of Germany . Dadaism as A Response to the Fall Of European Culture and Kurt Schwitters, Dada Collage, Collage Kunst, Collage Artists, Max Ernst, Photomontage, Dadaism Art, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp

Artistic Influence. Dada. Cut With The Dada Kitchen Knife, Hannah Höch, 1919

Paul Cezanne, Lane of Chestnut Trees at the Jas de Bouffan, Post Impressionism Monet, Landscape Art, Landscape Paintings, Landscapes, Paul Cezanne Paintings, Cezanne Art, Oil Painting Reproductions, Art Moderne, Art Uk

‘The Avenue at the Jas de Bouffan’, Paul Cézanne, c.1874–5 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘The Avenue at the Jas de Bouffan’, Paul Cézanne, c.1874–5 The Jas de Bouffan was an estate on the outskirts of Aix-en-Provence with a fine house dating from the seventeenth century. It belonged to Cézanne's family. Its avenue of chestnut trees provided the motif for a series of pictures by Cézanne, of which this is the earliest. Although difficult to date, it seems likely that it was painted after Cézanne's Impressionist phase. The construction of the picture, with its…