I became a librarian at the Sainte-Genevieve Library in Paris. I made this gesture to rid myself of a certain milieu, a certain attitude, to have a clean conscience, but also to make a living. I was twenty-five. I had been told that one must make a living, and I believed it.

Marcel Duchamp

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Author Profession: Artist
Nationality: French
Born: July 28, 1887
Died: October 2, 1968

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