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JOSEPH CORNELL'S MANUAL OF MARVELS: HOW JOSEPH CORNELL REINVENTED A FRENCH AGRICULTURAL MANUAL TO CREATE AN AMERICAN MASTERPIECE. Ed. by Analisa Leppanen-Guerra and Dickran Tashjian. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2012. Published in association with Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. Two volumes and CD-ROM with interactive content. Vol. 1 (The Facsimile): 66 pp. (one foldout, 6 vellum) with 36 col. ills. Vol. 2 (Essays): 96 pp. with 40 ills. (30 col.). 28 x 21 cm. LC 2012-932587 ISBN 9780500516492 In English.
Documenting a singular collage project in which renowned American artist Cornell (1903-1972) altered and reinvented the pages of the Journal d'Agriculture Pratique, a 1911 French agricultural manual that the artist obtained in the early 1930s, this unusual boxed publication includes a bound facsimile of some 60 of the work's pages (complete with cutouts, tip-ins and other handmade details), an illustrated volume of essays on the project and an interactive CD-ROM of the entire work.
Artist(s):Cornell, Joseph
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945 — Mixed Media/Collage — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 70,75,68
Worldwide Number: 077220
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