I am interested in ideas, not merely in visual products.
More Quotes from Marcel Duchamp:All in all, 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. This becomes even more obvious when posterity gives its final verdict and sometimes rehabilitates forgotten artists.
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.
The chess pieces are the block alphabet which shapes thoughts and these thoughts, although making a visual design on the chess-board, express their beauty abstractly, like a poem....
Living is more a question of what one spends than what one makes.
It's not what you see that is art. Art is the gap.
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