In Soulèvements, an ahistorical exhibition of art made for and about acts of protest, works either make their political agendas self-evident or embed them in their formal properties.
In 1935, Marcel Duchamp set up a booth at the Concours Lépine, a French fair for inventors promoting their latest gadgets that still occurs to this day.
The tension between design and art derives from the utility ascribed to the former vying with the elusiveness that characterizes the latter.
MILAN — The most startling pairing in The Great Mother, an exhibition that tracks the iconography of motherhood in art and popular culture from 1900 to 2015, is a sculptural stand-off between Sarah Lucas and Thomas Schütte.
Nearly 100 years after Marcel Duchamp made “Fountain,” bathroom plumbing fixtures are still way too edgy for Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Last year artists Scott Kildall and Bryan Cera collaborated on a project called “Readymake: Duchamp Chess Pieces,” which reconstructed a chess set designed by Marcel Duchamp with a 3D printer.
Are you tired of your local air? If so, a bag of atmospheric gases from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, could be yours if you have thousands of dollars to burn.
For a 1953 Dada exhibition, Marcel Duchamp designed a one-page catalogue meant to be crumpled up and tossed in the trash.
PARIS — Pliure (meaning “fold” in French) is a book-based small show, tastefully curated by Paulo Pires do Vale, about the artistic metamorphosis of books (those folded paper things).
The Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) is already home to the world’s richest collection of Marcel Duchamp’s work, but it just added two very uncharacteristic pieces to its holdings.
Preparing a list of the best art exhibitions in the world is a lofty endeavor, but we’re not going to pretend we’ve seen every single show on the globe, only many of them. Consider this a subjective but informed list of our global favorites that we want you to know about.
PARIS — A nomadic but steady hand is clearly sensed in Marcel Duchamp’s work. He is often an excellent painter. But it is also true that with Duchamp’s legacy of conceptually anti-retinal art (and anti-art), there is something so pregnant with free-floating information that it electrifies and upsets some painters.