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Duchamp

Marcel . 1887--1968, US painter and sculptor, born in France; noted as a leading exponent of Dada. His best-known work is Nude Descending a Staircase (1912)
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Duchamp also represents my first realisation that deep thinking can best be activated through humour.
I have seen Duchamp do an extraordinary thing, toss a coin up in the air and say: tails I leave for America tonight, heads I stay in Paris.
Robert Gillan, Director of Externality at ECA said: "The collaboration between ECA and Duchamp has been a great success.
He worked his way up from humble sales assistant to part-owner and CEO of the prestigious Duchamp brand in a career that has seen him rub shoulders with the rich and famous and even the royals.
However, Tony McCoy and Timmy Murphy were in action at Taunton yesterday, and their respective rides on Duchamp and Mark Equal in the Joe Dinham Memorial Handicap Chase provided us with a race to remember.
Duchamp, winner of two novice chases a couple of seasons ago, had a frustrating time last term but is very much back on track judged on this month's efforts.
Born near Rouen, France, in 1887, Duchamp earned a reputation in later years as an "anarchistic dazzler," says science historian Gerald Holton of Harvard University.
During his lifetime, Duchamp was peripherally associated with the Parisian writers' group OuLiPo (Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle or Workshop for Potential Literature), with whom he shared a taste for elaborate puns and the playful deployment of pedantry.
The General Meeting was followed by a Board meeting, chaired by Yves Mansion, at which Francisco Emilio Ruiz Armengol and Jean-Jacques Duchamp were appointed as new members of the Company's Audit Committee.
The Duchamp effect was the most traditional view, because what it purports to do is delineate the supremacy of the artist: the artist as not only a form giver but also a name giver.
In 1913, artist-provocateur Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) and his two sisters spent time randomly picking 25 musical notes from a hat.
It was great to see so many Duchamp pieces and so many unusual Warhol works in one exhibit.