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Found object art
Transcript of Found object art
Art made from:
not usually considered art
Art movement of early 1900's
Horrors of WWI
Focused on anti-war politics
rejected prevailing art standards
anti-art cultural works
Surrealism, pop art, postmodernism, anti-art, performance art
Combination of found objects
Materials retain identity
Emphasizes qualities of utilitarian objects
Commercially mass-produced items
Arranged as a sculpture
Focuses on marketing/display of objects
Art made out of trash
May have social purpose
uses trash to create fashion
Early 20th century
Objects selected and designated as art
Found Object Art
Vilde J. Rolfson
14 tacks glued to bottom of iron
Creates large-scale installations and sculptures
Inherent physical characteristics
Uses that to create art
colored cardboard backgrounds
Makes use of short-life product
Doesn't intend to glorify the bags
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