Essays Tagged: "Duchamp"

The Two Camps of Modern Art is about the two main schools of thought in art history from 1945 - current

ent. There are the Formalists and the Avant-Garde. Clement Greenberg's, art critiques versus Marcel Duchamp's artwork.Clement Greenberg began pronouncing his aesthetic judgments in the 1930s, inaugura ... abstract painting, such as its flat space, monumental scale, and patches of undiluted color.Marcel Duchamp was a painter, sculptor and author. He associated with Cubism, Dadaism and Surrealism. Ducha ...

(8 pages) 132 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Marcel Duchamp and Max Enrst and Dadaism!

Duchamp made a well-known statement about chance. He states:I don't think that the public is prepare ... aws of is because I would like you to think them unstable to a degree (Roberts, p. 62).Duchamp asserts that: (1) the world is based on chance (Poincaré's view of probabilistic syst ... stic systems); (2) his mechanism, along with chance, can be used to produce objects (precisely what Duchamp did with his Large Glass, notes and readymades); (3) as a consequence of accepting fixed per ...

(11 pages) 109 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Fountain by Duchamp Analyze and illustrate by example the 'anti-art' nature of Dada. Who were they angry with and why?

Art became the bull's eye over the bourgeois heart and anti-art, a term said to be coined by Marcel Duchamp in 1914, was the weapon. By disrupting artistic and cultural convention, Dadaists hoped to d ... ropean artists seeking shelter from the war. Arriving in New York in 1915, the French artist Marcel Duchamp met Francis Picabia and Man Ray. By 1915 the three men had created a whirlwind of anti-art a ...

(7 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Art In Relation to its Audiences

is is particularly evident in the art of the 20th Century and its development, with artists such as Duchamp and Picasso leaving their marks in people's minds and mouths with bold images, concepts and ... ings of artworks from their creation to the present day."It's art, because I say it is..." - Marcel Duchamp.Duchamp was an artist who seemingly enjoyed the creation and revelation of artworks as much ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

MARCEK DUCHAMP- Readymades- The Bicycle Wheel

mounted on painted wood stool, 60.2cm highOverall Dimensions: 128.3cm x 63.8cm x 42cmArtist: Marcel DuchampArtist's Aim and Purpose of the ArtworkWhen Marcel Duchamp created the first of his Ready-mad ... olutions occurring in art at the time, this artwork would have been intended to shock its audience. Duchamp seems to have created the piece Bicycle Wheel for his own personal experiments and enjoyment ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


lanation is that it is just a nonsense sound without meaning.In New York, French Dada artist Marcel Duchamp often met with the Cuban artist Francis Picabra for Dada activities at the apartment of Walt ... ada activities at the apartment of Walter Arensberg and also at the gallery at 291 Fifth Avenue.(3) Duchamp was a major proponent of Dada, although distanced from any organized manifestations, whose N ...

(16 pages) 61 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"It's very difficult to escape from the prison of tradition.

get completely free then, but I tried. I unlearned to draw. I had to forget with my hand." -Marcel Duchamp The legacy of an artist can be judged by two merits, first the work they left behind, and se ... in the way people perceived art. One of the most influential artists of this time period was Marcel Duchamp. A French native born in 1887 of a middle class art family, Duchamp attempted and succeeded ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Using at least two examples examined in detail, discuss why and how Conceptual artists set out to destroy or undermine the value of visual pleasure in art’s making and reception.

et out to destroy or undermine the value of physical pleasure in art's making and reception. Marcel Duchamp, a French artist who spread the way for conceptualists even before the actual movement ever ... eph Kossuth, a far more radical interrogation of art than was previously done began. As a teenager, Duchamp worked in a fauvist style, this style has been affected by artists such as Andre Derain and ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists