Duchamp's avant-garde vision has since influenced other artists. The late Franco-American artist Arman (born Arman Fernandez) was inspired by Dada's use of found objects. Gallerist Mark Hachem, the show's curator, had the opportunity to meet Arman before his death. He says Arman was particularly fond of Fairuz. Elsewhere in the show, Arman's work is comprised of collections of found objects. Arman's at times intriguing transformation of banal objects into works of art is certainly worth a look.
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Down by the Hudson in an old Manhattan pickle factory lives a widow surrounded by a tyrant’s ransom in broken violins. Armand Fernandez, known as Arman since the day a printer left the “D” off his name in a catalog, was a founding member of the midcentury French New Realists and one of the giants of 20th-century art.