TITLE

The Art Idea in the Museum Setting

AUTHOR(S)
Rice, Danielle
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
Journal of Aesthetic Education;Winter91, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the art ideas of French artist Marcel DuChamp in the museum setting. Scholars and artists continue to savor the ramifications of Duchamp's bold move which has been interpreted as exposing the hypocrisy of the art world and emphasizing choice or selection over craftsmanship. Duchamp challenged his fellow artists to give equal weight to the conceptual nature of art, implying that the quality identified as art is not something intrinsic to a certain class of objects but rather that art is a value or idea that may be assigned to certain objects.
ACCESSION #
26049222

 

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