By taking an existing object from the men’s urinals and placing it in an exhibition, Marcel Duchamp broke all conventions. But why is it art?

The SCHIRN SHORTCUTS are a new moving-picture format for art education. The concept of the Shortcuts starts out with the question as to where artistic phenomena or styles come from and how they develop. The implementation takes place via a sophisticated form of visual storytelling. The main focus of the narrative format lies on the derivation of the context or the subject of an exhibition, be it historical, aesthetic, social or related to the material concerned.

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