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Joseph Cornell Box Found Objects, Magical Worlds

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ISBN-10: 1933662425

ISBN-13: 9781933662428

Edition: 2006 (Gift)

Authors: Joan Sommers, Ascha Drake

List price: $29.95
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Working with found objects, pages from old books, and dime-store trinkets, self-taught artist Joseph Cornell (1903–1972) transformed everyday materials into extraordinary universes. By collecting and carefully juxtaposing his treasures in small, glass-front boxes, this pioneering artist invented visual poems exploring themes as varied as the night sky, the romantic ballet, glamorous movie stars, and bird habitats. A lavishly illustrated and collaged book presents Cornell’s life and art, his sources of inspiration, and artistic process, along with six project ideas. Housed in a sturdy keepsake box with a see-through front window and removable grid, the package also includes materials to…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cider Mill Press Book Publishers, LLC
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Binding: Book, Other 
Pages: 80
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Bradin Cormack and Carla Mazzio teach in the Department of English at the University of Chicago.