Artist Birthdays November 5 – RAYMOND DUCHAMP-VILLON

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RAYMOND DUCHAMP-VILLON  (Nov 5, 1876 – Oct 9, 1918)

  • Nationality: French
  • Field: Sculpture
  • Art Movement: Cubism
  • ARTiFact: The brother of artist Marcel Duchamp, he changed his surname to distinguish himself from his famous sibling.
  • Artist Quote: “The sole purpose of the arts is neither description nor imitation, but the creation of unknown beings from elements which are always present but not apparent.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): The Large Horse, 1914.

Raymond Duchamp-Villon. Large Horse, 1914.

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