Monday, July 28, 2014


IMAGE: Photo of Marcel Duchamp by Edward Steichen, 1917. Private collection, Paris; courtesy Arts & Sociétés (

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Readymades Defined

Joan Bakewell interviews MD for BBC; video share courtesy Art History Lab.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

The Orders

The Orders
1st order readymade (commodity object without “assist”);
2nd order “assisted” readymade;
3rd order readymade (conceptually combined commodity objects);
4th order readymade (object combined with “action”).

Objet trouvé 
Object of indeterminate function, origin and/or conscious recognition.

IMAGE: Chee Wang Ng; Still from “108 Global Rice Bowls”; 2nd order “assisted” readymade.