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"ready-made" wn "WordNet (r) 2.0" ready-made adj
  • made for purchase and immediate use [ant: custom-made]
  • repeated regularly without thought or originality; "ready-made phrases" [syn: cliched]
  • commercially produced; not homemade; "ready-made clothes"
    "Ready-made" web1913 "Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)" Ready-made \Read"y-made`\, a. Made already, or beforehand, in anticipation of need; not made to order; as, ready-made clothing; ready-made jokes.
    "ready-made" moby-thes "Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0" 24 Moby Thesaurus words for "ready-made": adaptable, believable, convenient, conventional, credible, expedient, finished, hackneyed, handy, pedestrian, plausible, prefabricated, ready-to-wear, routine, run-of-the-mill, serviceable, stale, stereotyped, stock, suitable, trite, unoriginal, usable, useful
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  • Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Readymade'


    The term found art—more commonly found object (French: objet trouvé) or readymade—describes art created from the undisguised, but often modified, use of objects that are not normally considered art, often because they already have a non-art function. Marcel Duchamp was the originator of this in the early 20th century.

    Found art derives its identity as art from the designation placed upon it by the artist. The context into which it is placed (e.g. a gallery or museum) is usually also a highly relevant factor. The idea of dignifying commonplace objects in this way was originally a shocking challenge to the accepted distinction between what was considered art as opposed to not art. Although it may now be accepted in the art world as a viable practice, it continues to arouse questioning, as with the Tate Gallery's Turner Prize exhibition of Tracey Emin's My Bed, which consisted literally of her unmade and dishevelled bed. In this sense the artist gives the audience time and a stage to contemplate an object. Appreciation of found art in this way can prompt philosophical reflection in the observer.

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    • Readymade Steel dons Infra Avatar
      RMS one of the pioneers in introducing the concept of using Readymade steel products for construction activities in India. Read more on this news related to 'Readymade'
    • Bangladesh Textile Chemicals Market to Grow at 7% CAGR Till 2019, Says TechSci Research
      Growing global demand for readymade garments, specialty finishing chemicals and dark textile shades to driving textile chemicals consumption in Bangladesh  According to a recently published report by TechSci Research a research based global management consulting firm, "Bangladesh Textile Chemicals Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019", the country' Read more on this news related to 'Readymade'
    • Kridhan Infra wins Rs 116-cr orders from Singapore housing board
      Kridhan Infra Ltd (formerly Readymade Steel India Ltd) has won four contracts totalling Rs 116 crore (S$24.15 million) from Singapore’s Housing Development Board. “It’s a great beginning... Read more on this news related to 'Readymade'

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