How Duchamp Revolutionized Art With a Urinal

And quite literally pissed on everything.

The Fountain might be one of the most iconic pieces in history because of its bold and provoking statement, which has us question what Art is since 1917. Created by Duchamp, the father of Dadaism, this piece was initially submitted to the Society of Independent Artists in New York. It was rejected by the board members, who thought his project what an offensive joke to Art. A few years later, this ready-made work was highly praised socially, becoming a revolutionary masterpiece that established new grounds for…

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Beatriz Freitas

Brazilian. Third-year medical student. Love arts and social science.