Marcel Duchamp

Artist Statement

Marcel Duchamp was born at Blainville-Crevon in Normandy, France, and grew up in a family that enjoyed cultural activities. The art of painter and engraver Émile Frédéric Nicolle [fr], his maternal grandfather, filled the house, and the family liked to play chess, read books, paint, and make music together.


Born: Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp, 28 July 1887 Died: 2 October 1968 (aged 81)


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