The practice of anartism

Duchamp used for the first time the term “anartist” in 1959: ‘I am against the word “anti” because it’s a bit like an atheist, as opposed to a believer. And an atheist is just as much a religious man as the believer is, and an anti-artist is just as much of an artist as the other artist. Anartist would have been better. . . . Anartist, meaning no artist at all.’

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Lecture at Hole of Fame, Dresden, Sep 2016. Curated by David Campesino.