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Monday, September 13, 2004

But, is it art?

As early as 1913, Marcel Duchamp placed a bicycle wheel on a stool and displayed it as a work of art, and in 1917, he sent a porcelain public urinal to an art show, and thus introduced the concept of the ready-made. In the '70s, installations became a vogue, generating among artists a craze for found objects and a mania for collecting mass-produced articles.