Most Influential Work of Art

Newsweek has asked the question; “Which Is the Most Influential Work of Art Of the Last 100 Years?” Possible answers they offered were..

A. Black Square by Kazimir Malevich
B. ‘One (Number 31) ‘ by Jackson Pollock
C. ‘Fountain’ by Marcel Duchamp
D. ‘Campbell’s Soup Can’ by Andy Warhol
E. ‘Les Demoiselles D’Avignon’ by Pablo PicassoContinue Reading

Duchamp’s Fountain Attack

The Village Voice has an interesting article up about lunatics that enjoy destroying important art. It talks about how it has been going on for a long time, with religious fanatics believing that God doesn’t like art, especially art that’s good enough to worship.Continue Reading

Duchamp’s Urinal

Marcel Duchamp’s ready-made urinal has been voted the most influential work of art of all time by 500 art experts. Pablo Picasso’s “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” and “Guernica” paintings must have felt a little peeved at missing out on the top spot to a toilet.

“Art experts” have been wrong before though..Continue Reading

Nude Descending a Staircase Painting

nude descending a staircase

Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2 by famous French artist Marcel Duchamp. Painted in 1912.
In French: Nu descendant un escalier no. 2
147 x 89 cm or 57 x 35 inches
Oil on canvas
Located at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States of America.Continue Reading