Libertine, Liberator: Filmmaker Elisa Gomes discusses her new Maria Martins documentary and the sculptor’s life as a both ambassador’s wife and Duchamp’s mistress
Maria Martins (1900-1973) or simply Maria, as Surrealism’s founder André Breton liked to call her, was a daring risk-taker in life and the arts. She skillfully juggled her roles as ambassador’s wife and mistress of none other than Marcel Duchamp for eight years.