Duchamp

Chess can be described as the movement of pieces eating one another.

Marcel Duchamp

Duchamp was a chess player and artist, who turned our everyday inside out. Some think he destroyed art, but he liberated us from the clutches of high art. He brought art back to ars, to craft, to skill—broke open the art gallery to everyday art. The eminent artist of the playful en passant.

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