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Duchamp – Nude Descending Staircase (animated)

April 27, 2010

Nude Descending Staircase
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Marcel Duchamp‘s “Nude Descending Staircase” (1912)

Current Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

FACT OF THE DAY: It’s more fun to stop-drop-and-roll when you’re nude than run out the fire exit.

Tags: Duchamp’s Nude Descending stair case is a wonderful but flawed painting. Ultimately, it suffers from it’sun-realistic portrayal of a staircase…which didn’t have the fire exits marked, or instructions to use the stairs instead of elevators in the case of fire. This gets fixed, Art Kicks Ass by Bradley Werner, famous art, masterpieces, artists, painter,


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