The last century marked a period when non–art objects could suddenly became art. Think Marcel Duchamp's readymades (the snow shovel or urinal transformed, by the whim of the artist, into sculpture), or museum collections of African and Oceanic objects that didn't enter this world as "art." Or the work of so-called outsiders. A few adjustments of definition, and entire bodies of objects made by people who didn't consider themselves artists could be... More >>>