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The Fountain, Marcel Duchamp. Fountain is a 1917 work widely attributed to Marcel Duchamp. The scandalous work was a porcelain urinal, which was signed "R.Mutt" and titled Fountain.

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"This is patently absurd; but whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.

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1. Dadaism- Marcel Duchamp "life is meaningless so art should be meaningless as well.". This quote demonstrates the attitude of Dadaists. They displayed their rejections of tradition and their reactions to tragedies such as wars in their works.
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Dadaists used improvised, sarcastic expressions of intuition and irrationality to send the message that only that which was absurd could have meaning in a world supposedly rational and yet was so destructive.

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1. Dadaism- Marcel Duchamp "life is meaningless so art should be meaningless as well.". This quote demonstrates the attitude of Dadaists. They displayed their rejections of tradition and their reactions to tragedies such as wars in their works.

1. Dadaism- Marcel Duchamp "life is meaningless so art should be meaningless as well.". This quote demonstrates the attitude of Dadaists. They displayed their rejections of tradition and their reactions to tragedies such as wars in their works.
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Richard Mutt "Fountain" (Duchamp) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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'Fountain' by Marcel Duchamp (replica) - Fountain (Duchamp) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The original Fountain by Marcel Duchamp photographed by Alfred Stieglitz at the 291 (Art Gallery) after the 1917 Society of Independent Artists exhibit. Stieglitz used a backdrop of The Warriors by Marsden Hartley to photograph the urinal. The entry tag be clearly seen. (via Wikipedia)

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