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Drawing on the language of junk e-mail, these contemporary wordsmiths say that new times demand new art forms.

By Gareth Cook
Globe Staff / January 4, 2004

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There is a long tradition in modern art of composing with "found objects." With boulders, boughs, and leaves, an artist constructs an outdoor sculpture. Vast stacks of coffee filters are the raw material for an indoor installation. And discarded bolts, fishing line, and bits of machined steel might be just the thing to frame a work in oils. (Full Article: 648 Words)

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