Difference between revisions of "Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2"

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====Medium: [[:Category:Painting|Painting]]====
====Medium: [[:Category:Painting|Painting]]====
'''Artist:''' Marcel Duchamp
'''Artist:''' Marcel Duchamp

Latest revision as of 11:42, 5 August 2011

Date: 1912

Region: Europe

Subject: Nudity

Medium: Painting


Artist: Marcel Duchamp

Confronting Bodies: Unknown

Dates of Action: 1912

Location: Paris, France

Description of Artwork: Abstraction of a naked girl going down the stairs

The Incident: Duchamp removed this painting from an exhibition after complaints from. Supposedly he took it down and took it home in a taxi. It was listed in the catalogue but not shown. People were offended, this was shocking stuff.

Results of Incident: People didn't get to see the painting.

Source: M. Ciceri (Kingston, ON, Canada)