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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duchamp

Duboscq's colourimeter
Dubowitz score
Duc d'Elchingen
Duc de Richelieu
Duc de Sully
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

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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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