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Author Cornell, Joseph, artist.

Title Joseph Cornell : Wanderlust.

Publication Info. London : Royal Academy of Arts, [2015]


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 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  709.2 C81W    Check Shelf
Description 270 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, facsimiles ; 27 cm
Note Published on the occasion of the exhibitions Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, July 4-September 27, 2015 and Joseph Cornell: Fernweh held at Kunsthistoriches Museum, Vienna, October 20, 2015-January 10, 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-263) and index.
Contents Joseph Cornell : Wanderlust / Sarah Lea -- The Pierrot who never saw Paris : Joseph Cornell and his relationship with Europe / Jasper Sharp -- Musings on Joseph Cornell's alchemy of the mind / Lynda Roscoe Hartigan -- Catalogue plates / with entries by Sarah Lea and Jasper Sharp -- Chronology / Ben Street.
Summary Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) was one of the twentieth century's leading exponents of collage and assemblage. A connoisseur of an astonishing range of subjects, Cornell was captivated with bygone imagery encompassing astronomical charts and geographical maps, as well as Italian and Spanish Old Master paintings, historical ballet, early cinema, literature, poetry, ornithology and astronomy. Most iconic among his works are the box constructions filled with once-precious fragments that he collected from the thrift shops of his native New York; the results of his collecting "microcosmic cabinets of curiosity" echo the great Enlightenment projects of amassing and categorising material. This book is landmark publication examining this remarkable artist's oeuvre. It brings together some of his most compelling assemblages and box constructions. Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (4.7.-27.9.2015) / Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria (20.10.2015-10.1.2016).
Subject Cornell, Joseph -- Exhibitions.
Assemblage (Art) -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Cornell, Joseph. (OCoLC)fst00005140
Assemblage (Art) (OCoLC)fst00818997
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
Added Author Lea, Sarah, writer of essay.
Sharp, Jasper, 1975- writer of essay.
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe, writer of essay.
Container of (work): Cornell, Joseph. Works. Selections.
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain), host institution.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, host institution.
Added Title Wanderlust
ISBN 9781910350218 (RA ;) (hardback)
1910350214 (RA ;) (hardback)
9781910350225 (RA ;) (paperback)
1910350222 (RA ;) (paperback)
9783990200964 (KHM ;) (paperback)
3990200968 (KHM ;) (paperback)
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