Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe. JOSEPH CORNELL: Navigating the Imagination. 392 pp., 183 color and 114 b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. Salem, Peabody Essex Museum and Washington, Smithsonian American Art Museum in association with New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2007.
Joseph Cornell, a legendary self-taught artist, is best known for his lyrical compositions of found materials, often assembled in the form of box constructions. This catalogue, which accompanies the first retrospective of Cornell's work in over 25 years, explores his oeuvre thematically and offers new insight into the major recurring ideas that shaped his artistic career. Exhibition in Salem, Washington and San Francisco.
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