see more

(Original Caption) 1926-Paris, France- Marcel Duchamp (shown in 1926), who put a mustache on the Mona Lisa and popularized modern art, died 10/2. He was 81. His painting Nude Descending the Staircase (shown right) went on display at the New York Armory Exhibition in 1913 and brought down the wrath of the critics. File Photo, filed 10/2/1968. (Photo by © Bettmann/CORBIS/Bettmann Archive)

(Original Caption) 1926-Paris, France- Marcel Duchamp (shown in 1926), who put a mustache on the Mona Lisa and popularized modern art, died 10/2. He was 81. His painting Nude Descending the Staircase (shown right) went on display at the New York Armory Exhibition in 1913 and brought down the wrath of the critics. File Photo, filed 10/2/1968. (Photo by © Bettmann/CORBIS/Bettmann Archive)