French painter and sculptor
Marcel Duchamp Rank
Marcel Duchamp Rank
About Marcel Duchamp
Marcel Duchamp was a French painter and sculptor. He was a dadaist and a surrealist.
"Nude Descending a Staircase No.2", "Fountain ", "L.H.O.O.Q.".
Marcel Duchamp, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse defined the plastic arts in the opening of the 20th century. Rrose Sélavy was one of his pseudonyms. It started in 1921 in a series of photographs of him dressed as a woman!
His Personal Life
He was married 2 times and he had a 20-year secret relationship with Mary Reynolds.
He is responsible for a cheap reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa". He drew a moustache and a beard on her face in pencil! He was a smoker of Habana cigars.
Famous quotes by Marcel Duchamp
I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art - and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.Marcel Duchamp
I don't believe in art. I believe in artists.Marcel Duchamp
Marcel Duchamp's Popularity
Marcel Duchamp was a famous French painter and sculptor, who was born on July 28, 1887. As a person born on this date, Marcel Duchamp is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (July 28) and the 6th most popular for the year (1887).
People born on July 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Marcel Duchamp is the 359th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Marcel Duchamp's birthday, Marcel Duchamp is the 57th most famous French.
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