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).
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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. ..."