1950-134-62-pmaMarcel Duchamp . The King and Queen Traversed by Swift Nudes at High Speed (1912)

“I am all set to become a chess maniac. I find everything around me transformed into Knight or Queen and the outside world holds no other interest for me than in its transposition into winning or losing scenarios.”

M. Duchamp to Louise and Walter Arensberg, 15 and 20 June 1919 (Selected Correspondence)