Daft about Duchamp: the Bride and the Bachelors at the Barbican – in pictures

A new exhibition in London explores Marcel Duchamp's influence on four men: Jasper Johns, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Merce Cunningham. The Bride and the Bachelors show – the title a nod to one of Duchamp's most influential works – combines art, dance, music, theatre and film in one space, all deftly arranged by French artist Philippe Parreno. It runs until 9 June
Barbican: Marcel Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase (No.2), 1912
Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase, No 2 (1912)
The Bride and the Bachelors exhibition comes 100 years after Duchamp unveiled his painting to a scandalised New York audience, an event now regarded as the US's introduction to modern art
Photograph: Sucession Marcel Duchamp, 2013, ADAGP/Paris, DACS/London
Barbican: Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, 1950 (replica of 1917 original)
Duchamp's famous Fountain (1950, a replica of the 1917 original) Photograph: Succession Marcel Duchamp, 2013, ADAGP/Paris, DACS/London
Barbican: Five-way portrait of Marcel Duchamp from 1917
Portrait of Marcel Duchamp, taken at the Broadway Photo Shop in New York (1917) Photograph: Succession Marcel Duchamp, 2013 ADAGP/Paris, DACS/London
Barbican: Jasper Johns, Dancers on a Plane, 1979
Jasper Johns, Dancers On a Plane (1979) Photograph: Jasper Johns/VAGA, New York/DACS, London 2013
Barbican: Jasper Johns, Painted Bronze, 1960
Jasper Johns, Painted Bronze (1960)
Photograph: Jasper Johns/VAGA, New York/DACS, London 2013
Photograph: Jasper Johns/VAGA, New York/DACS, London 2013
Barbican: Robert Rauschenberg, Minutiae, 1967 (replica of 1954 original)
Robert Rauschenberg, Minutiae (1967, a replica of the 1954 original) Photograph: The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. DACS London /VAGA New York 2013
Barbican: Marcel Duchamp, The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors
Marcel Duchamp's The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors, Even (1991-92, a replica of the 1915-23 original)
This piece, more commonly known as Large Glass, captivated Merce Cunningham, whose choreography was shot through with references to Duchamp
Photograph: Moderna Museet, Stockolm
Barbican: A dancer leaps infront of visitors and artworks in the Barbican
Dancers interpret a work by Merce Cunningham. The choreographer's 1968 piece, Walkaround Time, was a direct homage to Marcel Duchamp Photograph: Piero Cruciatti/Barcroft Media
Barbican: Merce Cunningham from Antic Meet, 1958
A 1958 portrait of Merce Cunningham Photograph: Richard Rutledge/Merce Cunningham Trust
Barbican: Dancers perform a work by choreographer Merce Cunningham
Dancers perform Merce Cunningham, who once said of Duchamp: 'Marcel always gave one the sense of a human being who is ever calm' Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Barbican: Dancers perform a piece by choreographer Merce Cunningham
Dancers perform among works by Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. The show's creator, French artist Philippe Parreno, drew on all five greats for inspiration Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Barbican: John Cage preparing a piano, c.1964
John Cage preparing a piano in the mid-60s. At the Barbican exhibition, Disklavier pianos are placed around the gallery, each playing one of Cage's compositions Photograph: The John Cage Trust
Barbican: John Cage, Strings 1-20, 1980 Private Collection
John Cage's Strings 1-20 (1980)
Cage once said: 'I can't get along without Duchamp. I literally believe Duchamp made it possible for us to live as we do'
Photograph: The John Cage Trust

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