Is Fountain by Marcel Duchamp realism?


Is Fountain by Marcel Duchamp realism?

Marcel Duchamp:

Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) was a French–American artist. Duchamp experimented with sculpting, painting, and film making. Duchamp was active in the Dada movement, an artistic movement that rejected coherence and reason, instead emphasizing irrationality and chaos.

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Fountain, an art installation of a urinal, is not readily classified as realism. Instead, the work typically is categorized as a type of art known as...

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The Significance & Famous Works of Readymade Art


Chapter 22 / Lesson 1

Understand readymade art and the Dada art movement. Learn about Dadaist Marcel Duchamp. See everyday objects used in readymade art. Review examples of readymade art.

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