“ Found objects” are objects that have been created for a purpose other than art, and are usually every day objects, easily recognized for a utilitarian function. Their meaning in every day life is usually derived from their context in which we use them. By altering the objects’ context, or their form we can modify their meaning and significance.
milk jug mask Question: This looks like such a fun project, but does this kind of activity trivialize the tradition of African masks? Or does it realistically represent the found object aesthetic where artists would incorporate "precious" or natural objects into their art forms.