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This and That: Duchamp and Serrano

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. -Ed.

Today: Bathroom Humor

 

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Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, 1917, photo by Alfred Stieglitz. (Marsen Hartley painting in background)

 

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Andres Serrano, Immersion (Piss Christ), 1987, Cibachrome print

 

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No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan

 

also by Rainey Knudson
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