found object


Examples of found object in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An eclectic, funky mosaic design that features found objects and celebrates Leucadia’s history won Encinitas City Council approval Wednesday and now heads into the fabrication stage. Barbara Henry, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2023 Or Antonio Cervantes García, a man from the Catalonia region who was diagnosed with schizophrenia, and created a space out of concrete and found objects to keep his demons at bay. Nicholas Casey, New York Times, 12 June 2023 Participants’ thumbprints are being incorporated into the design, as are found objects that Paul Ecke Central students have been collecting in donation boxes. Barbara Henry, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2023 Collect pinecones, acorns, and other found objects from your yard or a nearby park. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Mar. 2023 The middle section largely turns on Cave’s cast bronze and found object sculptures, many of which deploy the artist’s own disembodied limbs festooned with intricate floral brocades. Max Lakin, New York Times, 23 Nov. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of found object was in 1936

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“Found object.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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