Marcel Duchamp Quotes

Marcel Duchamp Quotes: Not all artists are Chess players, but all Chess players are artists
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Marcel Duchamp Quote: My art would be that of living: each moment, each breath is a work inscribed nowhere.
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Quotes about Marcel Duchamp: Since the tubes of paint used by the artist are manufactured and ready made products we must conclude that all the paintings in the world are 'readymades aided' and also works of assemblage.
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Quote about Marcel Duchamp: The most interesting thing about artists is how they live
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Marcel Duchamp Sayings: The individual, man as a man, man as a brain, if you like, interests me more than what he makes, because I've noticed that most artists only repeat themselves.
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Marcel Duchamp Saying: I have drawn people's attention to the fact that art is a mirage. A mirage, just like the oasis that appears in the desert. It is very beautiful, until the moment when you die of thirst, obviously. But we do not die of thirst in the field of art. The mirage has substance.
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Sayings about Marcel Duchamp: The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.
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Saying about Marcel Duchamp: An abstract painting need in 50 years by no means look
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Marcel Duchamp Quotes: The life of an artist is like the life of a monk, a lewd monk if you like, very Rabelaisian. It is an ordination.
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Marcel Duchamp Quote: To all appearances, the artist acts like a mediumistic being who, from the labyrinth beyond time and space, seeks his way out to a clearing.
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Quotes about Marcel Duchamp: Since I found that one could make a case shadow from a three-dimensional thing, any object whatsoever - just as the projecting of the sun on the earth makes two dimensions - I thought that by simple intellectual analogy, the fourth dimension could project an object of three dimensions, or, to put it another way, any three-dimensional object, which we see dispassionately, is a projection of something four-dimensional, something we are not familiar with.
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Quote about Marcel Duchamp: No, the thing to do is try to make a painting that will be alive in your own lifetime.
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Marcel Duchamp Sayings: In my day artists wanted to be outcasts, pariahs. Now they are all integrated into society
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Marcel Duchamp Saying: In the creative act, the artist goes from intention to realization through a chain of totally subjective reactions.
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Sayings about Marcel Duchamp: The curious thing about that moustache and goatee is that when you look at the Mona Lisa it becomes a man. It is not a woman disguised as a man; it is a real man, and that was my discovery, without realising it at the time.
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Saying about Marcel Duchamp: I believe that the artist doesn't know what he does. I attach even more importance to the spectator than to the artist.
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Marcel Duchamp Quotes: The word 'art' interests me very much. If it comes from Sanskrit, as I've heard, it signifies 'making.
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Marcel Duchamp Quote: Chess players are madmen of a certain quality, the way the artist is supposed to be, and isn't, in general.
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