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Indeed, his “readymade” sculptures subverted the ordinary representational nature of art insofar as they did not depict anything; rather, they were, themselves, ordinary objects. This is exemplified in his 1917, “Fountain,” which was a urinal inscribed with the signature “R. Mutt.” Rather than being a representation of a urinal, “Fountain” is simply a urinal.
Duchamp argued that its status as art was a function of the dignity he imparted to the object, not its representational or aesthetic qualities. Because he rej Read More
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What is dada?
Also called Dadaism, Dada was a literary and artistic movement that started in 1916 in the area of Zurich, Switzerland. It began as a rejection of rationalism and nationalism which were seen as practices that brought world war I. It also had some political affinities in addition to being an anti world-war I art. Dada activities were demonstrations, gatherings, and the publication of literary/art journals that covered culture and political topics.