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Duchamp's Biography with images, videos and animations
Excerpt from "Great Modern Masters — Duchamp" and Bride Stipped Bare by Thomas Girst
In His Own Words and what some of his contemporaries had to say




Duchamp's Biography with images, videos and animations    
     
Marcel Duchamp
1887-1968
French/American


Art Historians Recognize Duchamp as the Greatest Influence in 20th century art

Duchamp Interview Videos   Part I    Part II
Marcel Duchamp
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Best Known Spectator Shocks...

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TombStone English translation Besides, it is alwasy the others who die
Nude Descending a Staircase

L.H.O.O.Q. Mona Lisa scandal

scraps published in the Green Box Readymade Note


Hidden notes and his largest work posthumously revealed Given: 1. The Waterfall, 2. The Illumination Gas

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1912
age 25
 
1920
age 33
 
1934
age 47
 
1968
age 81

(Duchamp Dies)
1917
age 30
 
1923
age 36
 
1967
age 80

Fountain urinal Readymade

Large Glass masterwork left unfinished Quits painting to play chess: becomes Chess Master and creates optical experiments
1911-15 math notes published in the White Box
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