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OP JOSEPH CORNELL. Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, 1992. Organized in association with Museum of Modern Art, Shiga et al. Published by Yomiuri Shimbun, Osaka, in association with Japan Association of Art Museums, Tokyo. 184 pp. with 95 ills. (74 col.). 27 x 23 cm. Bilingual in Japanese and English (biographical chronology and brief commentaries accompanying many entries in Japanese only).
Surveys the surrealistic oeuvre of renowned American artist Cornell (1903-1972) through a presentation of 39 box constructions and 32 collage compositions, many of them drawn from Japanese public and private collections. Excellent reproductions of the featured works accompany a brief discussion of Cornell's filmmaking activities and a lengthy examination of the self-taught artist's career that emphasizes the influence of his childhood experiences and Christian Science beliefs on the formation of his enigmatic thematic concerns.
Artist(s):Cornell, Joseph
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1945 — Mixed Media/Collage
Plans: 02,03,20,22
Worldwide Number: 024097
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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