Many contemporary artists have borrowed or taken something that someone else has made and changed it in some way to make their own work. This practice is known as appropriation.
What does it mean to take something that someone else has made and change it?
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it makes you feel like an inventor
— GUMDROP GIRL
it's kind of like sharing your ideas on a topic people have already talked about
maybe that you are trying to say something about their work
A lot of good jokes work that way.