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July 28, 1887.- Marcel Duchamp was a French/American artist whose work is most often associated with the Dadaist and Surrealist movements. Duchamp’s output influenced the development of post-World War I Western art. He advised modern art collectors, such as Peggy Guggenheim and other prominent figures, thereby helping to shape the tastes of Western art during this period. In this image: People at the exhibition of late French artist Marcel Duchamp (shown on screen) during the opening in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 22 November 2008, the first art Duchamp exhibition in Latin America. More than 120 pieces of art are shown at the exhibition, among them photographs and original reproductions of sculptures and daily objects. Marcel Duchamp died on 02 October 1968 in Paris, France. EPA/MAXI FAILLA. (ex ArtDaily)

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