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Found object art

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Paige Hillen

on 2 October 2014

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Found Object Art
Art made from:
undisguised objects
often modified
not usually considered art
consumer icons
Context
Dada Movement
Art movement of early 1900's
Horrors of WWI
Focused on anti-war politics
rejected prevailing art standards
anti-art cultural works
Influenced:
Surrealism, pop art, postmodernism, anti-art, performance art
Assemblage
Combination of found objects
Materials retain identity
Emphasizes qualities of utilitarian objects
Commodity Sculpture
Commercially mass-produced items
Arranged as a sculpture
Focuses on marketing/display of objects
Trash Art
Art made out of trash
May have social purpose
"Trashion"
uses trash to create fashion
Ready-mades
Marcel Duchamp
Early 20th century
Objects selected and designated as art
Found Object Art
Man Ray
Tara Donovan
Vilde J. Rolfson
Ready-mades
Assemblage
Trash Art
Bicycle Wheel
(1913)
artsearch.nga.gov.au
Bottle Rack
(1914)
proa.org
Fountain
galleryhip.com
(1917)
Gift
14 tacks glued to bottom of iron
(1921)
studyblue.com
Creates large-scale installations and sculptures
Inherent physical characteristics
Uses that to create art
(2014)
collacubed.com
(2014)
mymodernmet.com
(2005)
Bluffs
pacegallery.com
Photographer
Plastic bags
colored cardboard backgrounds
colored light
Makes use of short-life product
Doesn't intend to glorify the bags
vilderolfson.com
(2014)
(2014)
vilderolfson.com
(2014)
vilderolfson.com
Works Cited
Rao, Mallika. "These Magical 'Landscapes' Made Of
Plastic Bags Will Take Your Breath Away." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 28 Apr. 2014. Web. 01 Oct. 2014.
Rolfson, Vilde J. "Vilde Rolfsen." Vilde Rolfsen. Web.
01 Oct. 2014.
Wallace, Ian. "Art 101: The History of the Found
Object in Art | Artspace." Artspace. Web. 01 Oct. 2014.
"Marcel Duchamp World Community." - Dada -
Surrealism - Art Work - Paintings - Wilson Lincoln Effect - Green Box - Bride Stipped Bare - Readymade Hatrack - Network of Stoppages - ManRay's Portraits Duchamp Marcel. Web. 1 Oct. 2014.
Esaak, Shelley. "What Dada Was and Why It
Matters." About. Web. 01 Oct. 2014.
Cooper, Phillip. "ART TERMS." MoMA.org. Oxford
University Press. Web. 01 Oct. 2014.
"Tara Donovan." Pace Gallery. Web. 01 Oct. 2014.
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