Artist: Marcel Duchamp|
Confronting Bodies: ?
Date of Action: 1912
Specific Location: Paris, France
Description of Artwork: Nude descending staircase
Description of Incident: Duchamp removed this painting from an exhibition after complaints from.....? (the gallery? patrons?) Supposedly he took it down and took it home in a taxi. It was listed in the catalogue but not shown. People were offended, this was shocking stuff.
Results of Incident: People didn't get to see the painting.
Source: M. Ciceri (Kingston, ON, Canada)
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