Tag Archives: Marcel Duchamp

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of Chinese cabinets, $299,500, Clars Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of Chinese cabinets, $299,500, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pair of Chinese cabinets, $299,500, Clars Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of Chinese hardwood and huanghuali compound cabinets sold for $299,500 at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Sale held March 15-16 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a set of […]

Ken's Korner: Man attacks urinal art in Paris, gets arrested

Ken’s Korner: Man attacks urinal art in Paris, gets arrested – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 A 77-year-old French performance artist took a small hammer to Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain” — the factory-made porcelain urinal considered to be the cornerstone of Conceptual Art — and was promptly arrested by police in Paris, where the attack […]