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A Joseph Cornell Exhibition for Children, arranged by Dore Ashton, Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, February 10 -March .

Joseph Cornell in 1971. He was born in 1903 and died in 1972. He lived a reclusive life and rarely left New York City. Besides creating his brilliant "Cornell boxes," and flat collages, he also was an experimental film-maker. With his short films, he used similar "found" techniques, splicing together strips of film shot by others.

Joseph Cornell (December 1903 – December was an American artist and sculptor, one of the pioneers and most celebrated exponents of assemblage. Influenced by the Surrealists, he was also an avant-garde experimental filmmaker.