“Chance and Accident”

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Over at The Smart Set, Morgan Mels writes something of a love letter to Marcel Duchamp, considering shame, chance and Romanticism, and the influences of each in Duchamp’s work.

Probably not for those of you who fidget anxiously at the mention of Modern Art.

And even then, you should give it a read. A fella who finds beauty in the cracks made in his glass work during transportation between museums can’t be all that bad.


Nikita Schoen is an intern at The Rumpus, and a Writing & Literature student at California College of the Arts. She lives in San Francisco. More from this author →