Essays Tagged: "Marcel Duchamp"

Art from Marcel Duchamp all the way to Andy Warhol

x, all helping them express themselves in there art and writing, such as the beatniks. The likes of Marcel Duchamp and how the politics and anger of world war one became the base on a movement called ... s movement in the 1926. Back in new York others started to show interest in Dadaism, such artist as Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray and many others. The main roots of this movement where in Zurich with the li ...

(7 pages) 187 1 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

El Surrealismo Del Arte

a galeria surrealista fue abierta en el ano 1927 con una exhibicion de estos artistas y tambien por Marcel Duchamp y Picabia. Excepto para Rene Magritte y Salvador Dali, quien no se asocia hasta 1928, ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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

ps present. 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, i ... ents of 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 ...

(8 pages) 132 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Biography of Man Ray.

ography had come into full swing, and he founded the "society of Independent Artists" together with Marcel Duchamp and Walter Arensberg. In 1917, Man Ray created his first aerographs and went on to ph ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

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

"Artist frequently break traditions in order to challenge the audience's perception" - agree/disagree. Present your point of view using evidence, including artists and their works

the audience's perception" can be supported when addressing the art movement Dada. Dadaists such as Marcel Duchamp and Kurt Schwitters produced unconventional art works that provoked the audience to c ... k more independently and nurture new ideas.The purpose to challenge the audience is clearly seen in Marcel Duchamp's Bicycle Wheel (1951) as two common place items have been put together, given a titl ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Eliminating The Aesthetic: The Validity of Conceptual Art

an issue idea or message. One particular ConceptualArt piece which exerted controversial output was Marcel Duchamp's sculpture entitled `Fountain'. Duchamp obtained a commercial porcelain urinal signe ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

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

kness. 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 hop ... for European 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 ant ...

(7 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Conceptual Art Discuss the relation of Minimalism and Immateriality to Conceptual art.

y art if it is intended to be art, and that everything else is not art. This goes hand in hand with Marcel Duchamp's unassisted readymades, a term he used to describe the mass-produced objects he chos ...

(6 pages) 78 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Art In Relation to its Audiences

he meanings 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 a ... ng and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act." - Marcel DuchampDuchamp allowed his audiences to mould his works, even 'baiting' the critics with "abs ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How Artworks Interpret Ideas and Values of the World

s to the input of opinion of the artist, which inevitably affects the resulting artwork they create.Marcel Duchamp's, 'Fountain' and Rachel Whiteread's, 'House' are two artworks which were produced wi ... ige, or because it they were fascinated by it at the same time as being highly irritated?The art of Marcel Duchamp marked the beginning to the Dada movement, which beckoned a wide variety of reactions ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.4 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

MARCEK DUCHAMP- Readymades- The Bicycle Wheel

meter, 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 Re ... nd Techniques Used to Create the ArtworkBicycle Wheel was not originally considered by its creator, Marcel Duchamp, as a work of art. However, just because the initial idea behind it wasn't art-orient ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


works that deal with consumer's choices in household items and the class structure they represent. Marcel Duchamp and other Surrealists and Dadaists, with their innovative use of the found and famili ... meanings of objects that we surround ourselves with, and how looking at them defines our very being.Marcel Duchamp's use of a urinal in Fountain (1917) marks an important point in art history. Before ...

(13 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ple explanation 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 ...

(16 pages) 61 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


, where the newspaper clippings and other items used were there to represent themselves. From then, Marcel Duchamp was at the forefront in using appropriation to radically change the perception of art ... bjects are used as themselves and called art, even though the works would not normally be called so.Marcel Duchamp most notable and famous work is L.H.O.O.Q, whose name is as multi layered as the pain ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays

Image And Sound In The Information Age

y art, exercising a strong influence on New York painters of the 1940s and 1950s.L.H.O.O.Q. (1919), Marcel Duchamp’s desecration of Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, has become a symbol of Da ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study


forcing people to respond to their art filled with positive images of machinery, noise, and motion. Duchamp's painting "The Large Glass, The Bride Stripped Bare by her bachelors" further exemplified t ... ocolate machine illustrated the frustrations of the bachelors being separated from the woman above. Duchamp also caught the attention of the international art world by using a piece of glass to depict ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

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

didn't 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, ... eering 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 suc ...

(7 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Art Defined # Apply critical thinking skills to the content of the course. # Demonstrate an understanding of visual literacy. # Discuss principles of design and formal elements of art.

irs”. His work shows a concept, ideas, and visual expressions.7. Installation Art - Marcel Duchamp is one of the most famous conceptual artist, the creator of the &# ... k/Katsushika Hokusai. (2002-2010). Retrieved January 9, 2010, from Duchamp World Community. (2010). Retrieved January 8, 2010, from ...

(2 pages) 1133 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays

Mona Lisa

many times. In the year 1919 on the 400th anniversary of Leonardo's death, French modernist artist Marcel Duchamp took a reproduction of The Mona Lisa and added in pencil a moustache and gave it the ... isa: The Picture and the Myth, Roy McMullen[2][3][4] ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays