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Last seen on: USA Today Crossword – Apr 8 2021
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Appropriation in art is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them. The use of appropriation has played a significant role in the history of the arts (literary, visual, musical and performing arts). In the visual arts, to appropriate means to properly adopt, borrow, recycle or sample aspects (or the entire form) of human-made visual culture. Notable in this respect are the Readymades of Marcel Duchamp.
Inherent in our understanding of appropriation is the concept that the new work re-contextualizes whatever it borrows to create the new work. In most cases the original ‘thing’ remains accessible as the original, without change.
Appropriation, similar to found object art is “as an artistic strategy, the intentional borrowing, copying, and alteration of preexisting images, objects, and ideas”. It has also has been defined as “the taking over, into a work of art, of a real object or even an existing work of art.” The Tate Gallery traces the practice back to Cubism and Dadaism, and continuing into 1940s Surrealism and 1950s Pop art. It returned to prominence in the 1980s with the Neo-Geo artists, and is now common practice amongst contemporary artists like Richard Prince, Sherrie Levine, and Jeff Koons.