Historian, contemporary art theoritician and author of a dozen books, Thierry de Duve is currently working on an aesthetic theory of art nourished by Kant's Critique of Judgement and a book on the sexualization of the artistic practice.
"N'importe quoi!" do some people say about contemporary art in an exasperated tone. Why deny it? Instead let us ask the question "Since how long can we make art with anything?". The answer will be take us on a surprising journey into the past, which will reveal that Marcel Duchamp was the messenger of a radical change in the art institution.