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Old 01-06-2006, 08:38 AM  
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A 76-year-old performance artist was arrested after attacking Marcel Duchamp's "Fountain" - a porcelain urinal - with a hammer, police said.

Duchamp's 1917 piece - an ordinary white, porcelain urinal that's been called one of the most influential works of modern art - was slightly chipped in the attack at the Pompidou Center in Paris, the museum said Thursday. It was removed from the exhibit for repair.

The suspect, a Provence resident whose identity was not released, already vandalized the work in 1993 - urinating into the piece when it was on display in Nimes, in southern France, police said.

During questioning, the man claimed his hammer attack on Wednesday was a work of performance art that might have pleased Dada artists. The early 20th-century avant-garde movement was the focus of the exhibit that ends Monday, police said.

A 2004 poll of 500 arts figures ranked "Fountain" as the most influential work of modern art - ahead of Pablo Picasso's "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon," Andy Warhol's screen prints of Marilyn Monroe and "Guernica," Picasso's depiction of war's devastation.

"Fountain" is estimated at $3.6 million.
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:40 AM   #2
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:41 AM   #3
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an ordinary white, porcelain urinal that's been called one of the most influential works of modern art



WTF??!!


Steve-O should take a dump in that toilet, see what that raises the value to...
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:47 AM   #4
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:51 AM   #5
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:55 AM   #6
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In a related story, I am going to attack Carl Peterson with a hammer in a display of performance art, stay tuned
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:57 AM   #7
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During questioning, the man claimed his hammer attack on Wednesday was a work of performance art that might have pleased Dada artists.
Though he's obviously a loon, he's also correct...
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Old 01-06-2006, 08:57 AM   #8
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Old 01-06-2006, 09:04 AM   #9
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The suspect, a Provence resident whose identity was not released, already vandalized the work in 1993 - urinating into the piece when it was on display in Nimes, in southern France, police said.
Ha! Good for him.

It's a f**king toilet, for Christ's sake.
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Ha! Good for him.

It's a f**king toilet, for Christ's sake.
Which was pretty much Duchamp's point.
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Old 01-06-2006, 09:24 AM   #11
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Old 01-06-2006, 10:53 AM   #13
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My office has a replica of this piece. We keep it in the bathroom.
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Can't you read? I named it Work of Art.

I suppose Work of Bob would have been better, though.
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