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*READS_Did Marcel Duchamp Steal Elsa’s Urinal?

SCANDAL! But questionable “authorship” isn’t much of a surprise considering the nature of the work, right?

Read on and see what you think…

The founding object of conceptualism was probably “by a German baroness”, but this debate is rarely aired

Did Marcel Duchamp Steal Elsa's Urinal?

Should museums re-label the work Fountain as “a replica, appropriated by Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), of an original by Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874-1927)”? Photo: Felix Clay Photograph by Felix Clay.


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