The Shadow Boxes of Joseph Cornell

Joseph Cornell was an American artist whose main works were boxed assemblages created from found objects. These are simple glass fronted boxes in which he arranged collections of photographs or Victorian bric a brac.

If you want to know more about Cornell I recommend “Joseph Cornell” edited by Knyaston McShine and published in 1990 by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. ISBN 3-7913-1063-1.


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