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Modern Art: Lecture 18 (3/15/12) Marcel Duchamp Bicycle Wheel, 1913 Reflection on collage – turns his back upon it o Language of irreconcilable juxtaposition, contradiction, and inconsistency o Commodity culture and high art Language of juxtaposition = focus Readymade object on top of stool o Address to sculpture, but not created o Chooses objects and combines like collage Radical deskilling Art leaving art behind – specific mediums transcended Art reintegrated back into the space of life, the real Industrially produced objects, commodity – art objects o Arranges like painting/sculpture Marcel Duchamp Fountain, 1917 Turned on back – exists in dysfunctional way o Art as useless/ not functional Industry – aesthetic Tool to register o Exclusiveness of modernism Marcel Duchamp The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors Even The Large Glass), 1915-23 Displacement of painting Viewers become readers – endless story Glass as canvas o
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2012 for the course ART HIS 54 taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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