Marcel Duchamp

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The Guardian view on Damien Hirst’s NFTs: posing a burning question | Editorial
Editorial: The artist is not alone in looking to cash in on content-free art. Only time will separate the stunts from the lasting innovations


16, Oct, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Duchamp’s Fountain was not the work of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven | Letters
Letters: The claim that the poet and artist created the 20th century’s most famous work of conceptual art of has been discredited, says Dawn Adès


15, Jun, 2022 @5:10 PM

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‘Sleep with everyone! Be embarrassing!’ – the dada baroness who shocked society
She wore soup-can bras, made an explicit film with Man Ray – and may have inspired Marcel Duchamp’s upturned urinal. We explore a thrilling show celebrating the pacy life of ‘The Baroness’

Hettie Judah

31, May, 2022 @1:59 PM

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'Call Andy Warhol': Christo diary extracts published to shed light on artist's life
Diaries of artist who wrapped Pont Neuf and Berlin Reichstag reveal illustrious circle of New York friends

Kim Willsher

07, Feb, 2021 @11:34 AM

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Madrid surrealism show offers escape from pandemic reality
Exhibition explores how surrealist movement influenced culture and design in 20th century

Sam Jones in Madrid

13, Nov, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Make a masterpiece at home – with Yoko Ono and a tin of tuna
Is making a sandwich art? What about stacking furniture? Our writer gets through quarantine by obeying the commands of ‘instructional artists’ from Yoko Ono to her modern-day successors

Oliver Basciano

07, Apr, 2020 @2:32 PM

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Duchamp’s Fountain and the feminist avant garde in New York | Letters
Letters: Prof Dawn Ades pours cold water on the suggestion that Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was the artist’s accomplice


03, Apr, 2019 @5:33 PM

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When will the art world recognise the real artist behind Duchamp's Fountain?
Evidence suggests the famous urinal Fountain, attributed to Marcel Duchamp, was actually created by Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven. Why haven’t we heard of her, asks Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt

29, Mar, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Why would Trump turn down a golden toilet? Because he already has one
The 18-karat loo offered to the US president by the Guggenheim is a modern masterpiece – as the 100,000 people who have used it can testify. The White House should plumb it in pronto

Jonathan Jones

26, Jan, 2018 @2:21 PM

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Siberian warriors and a Christmas cracker of surrealist fun – the week in art
The Natural History Museum has a whale of an exhibition, a Games of Thrones world comes to life at the British Museum and Susan Philipsz finds her voice

Jonathan Jones

22, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Jonathan Jones's top 10 art exhibitions of 2017
The inventor of modern art caps an amazing year of drawings by old masters, vast 20th-century retrospectives and the return of the YBAs

Jonathan Jones

13, Dec, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Examining the plumbing of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain, 1917
Initially dismissed as ‘immoral’, the artist’s bold work challenged notions of what art could be, shifting it from new physical creations to moulding ideas

Skye Sherwin

20, Oct, 2017 @8:59 AM

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