An object is an object in itself without references or representational values.
Duchamp’s readymade from 1917, Object Trouvé, Minimalism, Concept art, Arte Povera, Fluxus from the ‘60s, in opposition to the modernism of the ‘40s and 50’s person fixated art. They sought after anonymity, seriality, structure, process. Here the object became The depersonalized referenceless “sculpture” and the multiple was an annulment of modernism’s criteria of the uniqueness of a work of art.
Now more than a half century has passed, and today the space of art has exploded in an opportunistic market scream which offers everything for sale in countless combinations, as the newest of the new in our time’s demand of events.