found object

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Recent Examples on the Web Human children usually start to develop the skill around eight months, reports Mindy Weisberger for Live Science, and previous research has found object permanence in primates such as chimpanzees and gorillas. Corryn Wetzel, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Nov. 2021 Meanwhile, those on the more minimalist end will fawn over Arjé Home, a new furniture and found object line by husband-and-wife duo Bessie and Oliver Corral. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 21 Oct. 2021 The most conspicuously contemporary of the trio, Clark uses building materials and found objects to devise installations such as this show’s industrial-style refuge. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2020 Hammons’s uncanny ability to put found objects together in ways that evoked meaning and emotion was reminiscent of Robert Rauschenberg’s early work. Calvin Tomkins, The New Yorker, 2 Dec. 2019 This gallery in a vending kiosk at Weller Court in Little Tokyo is being transformed into an ever-evolving installation composed of keepsakes, found objects and other ephemera by Wawrinofksy. Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep. 2019 Scout assesses recently found objects from the Minor Planet Center for hazards and potential trajectories. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 24 Sep. 2019 Her other work uses found objects to imagine miniature life scenes. al, 9 Dec. 2019 See More

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Found object.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/found%20object. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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