What He Told His Sister

What He Told His Sister
(Part of Marcel Duchamp’s letter to his sister,
dated April 11, 1917, New York)
ink jet print
Cheryl Meeker 2019

“… The Independents opened here with enormous success.
A female friend of mine, using a male pseudonym, Richard
Mutt, submitted a porcelain urinal as a sculpture. It wasn’t at
all indecent. No reason to refuse it. The committee decided to
refuse to exhibit this thing. I handed in my resignation and it’ll
be a juicy piece of gossip…”


watercolor on paper, 12 in x 12 in, Cheryl Meeker 2019