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  • She had it valued in the 1980s, when it was said to be worth in the hundreds, but had no idea of its real value following the boom in interest in Chinese objet d'art.

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  • It goes without saying that one can adhere to a constructivist philosophy of mathematics (and the consequent rejection of actual infinity) for diferent reasons from Brouwer's; supertasks will still not be the right kind of objet to study either.

    Supertasks

  • His signature flourish seems to be a stack of books crowded on a table with a sculptural "objet" sitting atop them.

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  • Then I have "technically" read, say, Paper Towns, in the sense that I can reasonably be sued for copyright violation when I write a screenplay about a guy whose objet d'amour goes missing and how he tracks her down.

    Giving Up

  • No matter what the aesthetic of a person's card character, a universal goal appears to be crafting a unique objet d'art.

    Leaving the Right Impression

  • In an attempt to salvage her situation, she began selling off her valuable collection of objet d'arts, including a Qing dynasty clock for $3.8 million.

    Georgialee Lang: How to Blow a Billion Dollars

  • Long overlooked for its aesthetic principles, these days, money is not just a physical or abstract means by which people obtain art and, thus beauty; it has become an objet d'art.

    Adrian Margaret Brune: The New Moneyed Art

  • The objet de résistance is a violin autographed by (so far) 33 Nobel laureates.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I enjoyed a laugh or two, and then a lot more as I realized that the satire was in fact an objet trouvé.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Lucrezia is transformed into a sphinx-like objet de luxe.

    Bronzino's Medici portraits – review

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