The Easel

How To Make Hoarding Into Brilliant Art

Many artists use found objects in their art. The Surrealists, Joseph Cornell, Rauschenberg, all come to mind. But is collecting found objects the same as collecting (hoarding?) multiple examples of the same thing – teddy bear photos perhaps or coloured paper clips? What does the process of collecting say about us? “What do our collections say about love, loss, the passage of time, and the unpredictable variety of life?”