"Duchamp also transformed the object by an action that incorporated elements of place, name/title, and point of view (both visual and conceptual)."
photograph of Fountain some imply an anthropomorphic perception of Fountain as Buddha or the Madonna
"The only works of art America has give are her plumbing and her bridges."
Choice (choosing) is the barest act of creating art / then transformation by an action that incorporates elements of space and point view
the fountain not made by a plumber but by a force of imagination or re-imagining / removal of context and purpose / made into an object with no PURPOSE
stressed anti-art/aesthetic neutrality
not to look at it with a "post-modern" lens (?)
readymades as "sculptures already made" not as anti-war/anti-aesthetic statements (?hmmm)