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There’s a kind of beauty in everyday items and simple pleasures, isn’t there? A perfect bouquet of flowers, a treasured book’s cover, a stylish scarf draped just so. That’s what makes these Framed Objects by the. so brilliant.

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It’s a bit like the concept of Duchamp’s “readymades,” where an ordinary object becomes art simply because the artist selected it, arranged it and placed it in the right context. (Of course, Duchamp’s work was intended to be satirical, so it’s not entirely the same. But who wants a signed urinal on their wall?) I particularly love the framed vase — it would certainly elevate your average Valentine’s Day arrangement, wouldn’t it?

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  3. Christina says:

    What a great piece this would be on your kitchen wall. Functional yet artistic. I would love putting in fresh garden flowers in that vase every week. :)

    Christina http://becauseofmadalene.blogspot.com/

  4. brrrr says:

    How awesome – a Daily Delight Dada reference!

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