Definition of Duchamp

1. Noun. French artist who immigrated to the United States; a leader in the dada movement in New York City; was first to exhibit commonplace objects as art (1887-1968).

Exact synonyms: Marcel Duchamp
Generic synonyms: Artist, Creative Person

Lexicographical Neighbors of Duchamp

Duboscq's colourimeter
Dubowitz score
Duc d'Elchingen
Duc de Richelieu
Duc de Sully
Duchamp (current term)
Duchenne's disease
Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
Duchenne's sign
Duchenne's syndrome
Duchenne-Aran disease
Duchenne-Erb paralysis
Duchenne dystrophy
Duchenne smile
Duchess of Ferrara
Duchess of Windsor

Literary usage of Duchamp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Urban Condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"Not counting the 1917 Fountain affair — an affair in which Duchamp, by pseudonymously submitting a urinal to the exhibition of the Society of Independent ..."

2. De Stijl Continued: The Journal Structure (1958-1964) an Artists' Debate by Jonneke Jobse (2005)
"He wrote: 'It is in the role of technique that Duchamp can be said to have opened up ... I think it can be said that Duchamp the inventor/ experimenter (the ..."

3. Joseph Csáky: A Pioneer of Modern Sculpture by Edith Balas (1998)
"His real name was Raymond Duchamp. I found that out from the third brother, ... His brother, Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876-1918) was a French sculptor and ..."

4. The Musical World (1860)
""'Married to M. Duchamp, and she has a grown-up daughter. The veteran soldiers being here ... "No; Duchamp was the man, booby—only the author was an idiom. ..."

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