Better resolution and more accurate colors. This file will not be in the public domain in its home country until January 1, and should not be transferred to Wikimedia Commons until that date, as Commons requires that images be free in the source country and in the United States. Duchamp approaches the problem in a new way. And in the end, a painted picture is a diagram of an idea, and in this case this has never been done. This catalogue revealed the title of the painting to the general public for the first time, even though the painting itself would be absent from the exhibition.
Looking at Nude Descending a Staircase, however, it's hard to even tell an arm from a leg from a head, let alone whether the nude is male or female, old or young.
Duchamp's Cubism: Nude Descending a Staircase & Portrait of Chess Players
Retrieved 20 April They thought it seemed too close to the Futurist style, which was also interested in motion and technology, and not enough like Cubism. Art Genres. Nevertheless Gerhard Richter goes back to it. Like this lesson Share.