ARTWORK OF THE WEEK: Marcel Duchamp
'Fountain' 1917, replica 1964, Tate collection
Fountain is one of Duchamp’s most famous works and is widely seen as an icon of twentieth-century art. Fountain has been seen as a quintessential example of what Duchamp called a ‘readymade’, an ordinary manufactured object designated by the artist as a work of art. He purchased a urinal and submitted it as an...
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