What’s appropriation art?

Donald Judd - Julian Dashper, 2014 Acrylic on bamboo 215 × 150 × 5mm


271 What’s appropriation art? It’s when you steal but make a point of stealing, because by changing the context you change the connotation.

285 Graffiti artists use the stuff of everyday life as their canvas – walls, dumpsters, buses. A stylized representation is placed on an everyday object. In visual art, as in other media, artists take unfiltered pieces of their surroundings and use them for their own means.

Quotes from Reality Hunger by David Shields.

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