Art object' stickers mysteriously appear, stirring discussion
By Steve Wideman , Post Crescent
posted: 00-00-00
"A sticker labels this pole at College Avenue and Oneida Street in downtown Appleton as "art object $100.00." The stickers mysteriously appeared throughout the business district. Post-Crescent photo by M.P. King"
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"No one knows where the dots came from, said Benjamin Shahin...'They are everywhere downtown. You'll see light poles valued at $1,' Shahin said... The stickers suggest a notion by the late French artist Marcel Duchamp of "ready-made" art: that an artist can elevate an ordinary object to the status of art simply by designating it as such, he said." ...Source
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