What is anti-art?
Anti-art describes artwork which challenges accepted art definitions. The term is said to have been created by artist Marcel Duchamp who worked with the art media called readymades; everyday items presented as art to defy traditional expectations that art should be high art.Artwork by Marcel Duchamp
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ARTWORKS RELATED TO ANTI-ART
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