Definition of found object in English:

found object

Syllabification: found ob·ject

noun

  • Objet trouvé.
    More example sentences
    • He often incorporates found objects, Vodun paraphernalia, raffia, cotton, and cowry shells into his ‘peintik’ assemblages.
    • Like Picasso and Gonzalez's found objects, they are made to take their places in complex, rigorously conceived, essentially abstract structures.
    • However, their subject matter is that of the lost voices of children created not from the earlier pressed forms of found objects, as in her earlier work, but from moulds taken of dolls.

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