I came across this surprising article, entitled “Ready for the Ready-Laid,” by someone who presents themselves as Theodore Tucker. It cunningly unpacks the complexities of the recent case of a teenager who laid a pair of glasses on the floor of the MoMA in San Francisco, which were then taken to be a work of art by some of the spectators. Examining how the spectacles became a spectacle, thereby reframing the very horizons defining works of art, some of the themes in this piece oddly overlap with my own research concerns regarding the contradictions of the art of the commonplace. Click here to read in full.
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