Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Fountain - Marcel Duchamp

Let's start with a classic one. The Fountain by Marcel Duchamp - 1917
Yea, this is actually a toilet. Upside down. A lot of people (still today) ask themselves if this is art. What you think?

And this is Levine's reinterpretation, in 1991:

I bet everyone of you would like to piss on a golden piece of contemporary art. I did it once.


  1. i though all artists felt like the world pissed on there work, at least his was built for it.

  2. Yes, Duchamp can be considered as a dada artist.