The World of Marcel Duchamp 1887-1968 by Calvin Tomkins

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Picasso, the Spaniard, saw his friend Braque off to the front; they would never again work closely together. Leger donned the poilu's uniform, as did Jacques Villon and Raymond Duchamp-Villon. The heated martial atmosphere of Paris soon became increasingly for their brother Marcel, now judged who, having served unfit for military civilian clothes one year in 1906, duty because of a weak heart. rarely ever speaks of those days in 1914 and for when super- difficult was Duchamp his youthful good looks drew their daily quota of insults from ultra-patri- From such experiences he conceived a bitterness against his countrymen that would last for many years, although he never showed it.

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