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

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

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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.

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

Painting Exhibition: Vincent van Gogh and Expressionism

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?

Marcel Duchamp. Bicycle Wheel. New York, 1951 (third version, after lost original of 1913)

Marcel Duchamp : Bicycle Wheel (Roue de bicyclette), New York 1951 (third version, after lost original of

John Cage and Marcel Duchamp playing chess.

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

Marcel Duchamp interviewed in '66 | He talks about unnecessary adoration of art. The idea behind the 'Fountain' was to chose and object that would not attract him either by its beauty or by it ugliness, to find a point of indifference in looking at it

Fountain (second version). (original Readymade glazed sanitary china with black paint.


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