25 January 2010

Marcel Duchamp [1887-1968]

[Left] Fountain by Marcel Duchamp, 1917

 [Right] Duchamp in drag as Rose Sélavy
The name is a pun that sounds like the French phrase "Eros, c'est la vie", which means "Eros, that's life".  It has also been read as "arroser la vie" ("to make a toast to life").

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