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Artist Marcel Duchamp's Urinal tops art survey
Latest Updated by 2004-12-09 10:24:17

 

      French Artist Marcel Duchamp's Urinal Tops Art Survey
French Artist Marcel Duchamp's Fountain, a 1917 porcerlain urinal, has been voted the most influential artwork of the 20th century, in a poll of Britain's art world.


French Artist Marcel Duchamp's Fountain, a 1917 porcerlain urinal, has been voted the most influential artwork of the 20th century, in a poll of Britain's art world.

According to the survey of 500 movers and shakers in British art, the work Fountain, which is a 1917 porcerlain urinal, is more important that anything produced by the likes of Picasso and Matisse.

Duchamp's work was the overwhelming winner of the poll.

According to a British art expert, the work reflects the dynamic nature of art today.

    
 
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