When is a urinal no longer a urinal? When Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) declared it to be art. The uproar that greeted the French artist’s Fountain (1917), a porcelain urinal installed in a gallery, sent shock waves throughout the art world.
This introduction covers all aspects of Duchamp's daring and scandalous works, evoking their pioneering creativity throughout a critical moment in Western art.
Author: Janis Mink
Number of pages: 96
Dimensions: 21 x 26 cm, hardcover