I have had exceptional opportunities to study and research sculptures by many artists, such as Jean Arp, Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell
, Alberto Giacometti, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, and David Smith.
Cornell's Dream Boxes is a children's picturebook about the work of self-taught artist Joseph Cornell
(1903-1972), who enjoyed crafting "magic boxes", sporting three-dimensional sculpted scenes crafted with engravings and collages.
Many artists including Joseph Cornell
, Robert Rauschenberg and Lucas Samaras used two and three-dimensional objects for their collages.
Its grand monuments are not the striving sculptures of Max Ernst, Victor Brauner, or the duo Lalanne--on the sale of whose dubious work bias eventually built an international network of galleries--but the exquisite miniature boxes of Joseph Cornell
assembled in obsessional devotion to the stars of the Romantic ballet, such as Marie Taglioni.
artist Joseph Cornell
, which consist of old photographs, antique paraphernalia and the scavenged remains of once-beautiful objects, housed in simple glass-framed wooden boxes.
In America I came across expressionist painters and an artist called Joseph Cornell
, who used display cabinets with particular things displayed.
collected souvenirs of places he was miserable in,
Her inspiration for using boxes came from the American artist Joseph Cornell
, whose art boxes contained items which didn't relate to each other and yet which together captured the imagination of many people.
The overall effect is haunting; domestic, revealing, and almost narrative, in ways reminiscent but not derivative of the work of Joseph Cornell
's Manual of Marvels may not be suitable for active library lending as such-it pairs a hardcover facsimile journal complete with cutouts and tip-ins with paperback book of essays on Joseph Cornell
and an interactive CD-but is still a top pick for any arts collection or enthusiast.
From a young age, author Joseph Cornell
felt the awe and wonder of nature.
is the author of the highly acclaimed Sharing Nature book series and is the founder and president of Sharing Nature Worldwide.