Art of the Day: Joan Jonas Mirror Piece I, 1969 Chromogenic print 101 x cm Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Purchased with funds contributed by the Photography Committee © 2010 Joan Jonas

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I find this photo appealing because of the way the action is caught so clearly in each photo. Each individual one transitions smoothly into the next.

Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp (French, - "Avoir l’apprenti dans le soleil [To Have the Apprentice in the Sun]", 1914 - Pencil and ink drawing on music paper - Philadelphia Museum of Art

Dadaist: The Gift by Man Ray, 1921. This piece was made in the afternoon on the opening day of Man Ray's first solo show in Paris. It was intended as a gift to the gallery owner, the poet Philippe Soupault, and Ray added it to the show at the last minute.

Man Ray - “Gift” Man Ray was an American modernist artist who spent most of his career in Paris, France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal.

Yves Klein (French: [iv klɛ̃]; 28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art, as well as Pop art

53 Paintings by Famous Artists

28 April 1928 – 6 June was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany.

marcel duchamp - man ray, 1921 [link to series of man ray portraits]

Man Ray’s Avant-Garde Portraits of Famous Friends

Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, 1921 // One of my favorite artists takes a photograph of another one of my favorite artists covered in bubbles?

Dadaism Art - Duchamp - Fountain. This movement rejected all the past standards in art. Also becoming a part of an anti-war politics through design and art.

Perhaps the most famous and controversial Dada artwork of all was Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain. It consisted only of a urinal set on its back, but it raised a powerful question: “What exactly is worthy to be called art?

The Ears of Jasper Johns, 1966 - Michelangelo Pistoletto

Michelangelo Pistoletto, The Ears of Jasper Johns / Minus Objects, 1966 Fill in the middle, art project.

John Cage and Marcel Duchamp playing chess.

chess - John Cage smoking a cigarette while playing chess with Marcel Duchamp.

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