Emily Bahret on Marcel Duchamp’s To Be Looked At...
Duchamp found delight in an unexpected alteration to his sculpture.
Oct 29, 2021
In the online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, Emily Bahret, production assistant on the Creative Team, talks about her first encounter with Marcel Duchamp’s To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour (1918), and how randomness and chance can bring beauty and unexpected delights.
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