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Marcel Duchamp Quotes

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

I am interested in ideas, not merely in visual products.

I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art - and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.

I don't believe in art. I believe in artists.

I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.

It's not what you see that is art, art is the gap.

Living is more a question of what one spends than what one makes.

The individual, man as a man, man as a brain, if you like, interests me more than what he makes, because I've noticed that most artists only repeat themselves.