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  • noun Plural form of readymade.

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Examples

  • Art historian Julian Stallabrass sees "State Britain" as part of the tradition of appropriation dating back to Marcel Duchamp, who coined the notion of "readymades" -- objects that become art because they've been selected by artists.

    Beyond The Barricade

  • Again, like Duchamp, he made "readymades" - objects selected by the artist, sometimes modified and presented as art.

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  • Art brut's earnest innocence has periodically been redeployed as a practice of subversive humor, such as when Marcel Duchamp put forth his "readymades" and Pablo Picasso drew from the techniques of children's drawings.

    PopMatters

  • The issue was perhaps first raised early in the twentieth century by Marcel Duchamp's "readymades," the ordinary manufactured goods that Duchamp signed, titled, sometimes slightly modified, and then offered to the world as works of art.

    Critical Mass

  • Art brut's earnest innocence has periodically been redeployed as a practice of subversive humor, such as when Marcel Duchamp put forth his "readymades" and Pablo Picasso drew from the techniques of children's drawings.

    PopMatters

  • While there are trained artists--perhaps inspired by Gaudí's early 20th-century mosaics or Marcel Duchamp's readymades--who sculpt and construct large-scale artworks made from repurposed cast offs, many more are dreamers with ordinary day jobs who abhor waste, have a penchant for collecting, and seize upon an unstoppable urge to create something beautiful from the flotsam and jetsam modern life.

    Trash Art: California's Artistic Recycling Revolution

  • While there are trained artists--perhaps inspired by Gaudí's early 20th-century mosaics or Marcel Duchamp's readymades--who sculpt and construct large-scale artworks made from repurposed cast offs, many more are dreamers with ordinary day jobs who abhor waste, have a penchant for collecting, and seize upon an unstoppable urge to create something beautiful from the flotsam and jetsam modern life.

    Trash Art: California's Artistic Recycling Revolution

  • While there are trained artists--perhaps inspired by Gaudí's early 20th-century mosaics or Marcel Duchamp's readymades--who sculpt and construct large-scale artworks made from repurposed cast offs, many more are dreamers with ordinary day jobs who abhor waste, have a penchant for collecting, and seize upon an unstoppable urge to create something beautiful from the flotsam and jetsam modern life.

    Trash Art: California's Artistic Recycling Revolution

  • Just as Marcel Duchamp's Dada readymades and Andy Warhol's Pop Art Brillo boxes captivated 20th-century audiences that were just then ripe to appreciate them, bird song, dance and plumage provoke the development of criteria for their own success, Mr. Prum argues.

    How Artistry Evolved

  • While there are trained artists--perhaps inspired by Gaudí's early 20th-century mosaics or Marcel Duchamp's readymades--who sculpt and construct large-scale artworks made from repurposed cast offs, many more are dreamers with ordinary day jobs who abhor waste, have a penchant for collecting, and seize upon an unstoppable urge to create something beautiful from the flotsam and jetsam modern life.

    Trash Art: California's Artistic Recycling Revolution

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