Joseph Cornell, 'Romantic Museum'. 1940s-50s 'Museum in a Box' works featured in his exhibition; The Romantic Museum: Portraits of Women, held at the Hugo Gallery in New York in 1946.

'Museum in a Box' works featured in his exhibition; The Romantic Museum: Portraits of Women, held at the Hugo Gallery in New York in

(Medici Princess) (1950-52) Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) USA artist/sculptor, pioneer and most celebrated exponent of assemblage. Influenced by the Surrealists. Cornell's most characteristic art works were boxed assemblages created from found objects. These are simple shadow boxes, usually fronted with a glass pane, in which he arranged eclectic fragments of photographs or Victorian bric a brac, in a way that combines the formal austerity of Constructivism with the lively fantasy of…

(Medici Princess) (1950-52) Joseph Cornell (1903-1972) USA artist/sculptor, pioneer and most celebrated exponent of assemblage. Influenced by the Surrealists. Cornell's most characteristic art works were boxed assemblages created from found objects. These are simple shadow boxes, usually fronted with a glass pane, in which he arranged eclectic fragments of photographs or Victorian bric a brac, in a way that combines the formal austerity of Constructivism with the lively fantasy of…

workman: shadowandardentaquarium: Joseph Cornell (American, 1903-1972). A Swan Lake for Tamara Toumanova: Homage to the Romantic Ballet, 1946.

workman: “ shadowandardentaquarium: Joseph Cornell (American, A Swan Lake for Tamara Toumanova: Homage to the Romantic Ballet, ”

Artwork by Joseph Cornell, Untitled [Yellow Bird Habitat], Made of Illuminated wood box construction-glass, wood, wood shavings, paint, plastic, metal and artificial bird

Artwork by Joseph Cornell, Untitled [Yellow Bird Habitat], Made of Illuminated wood box construction-glass, wood, wood shavings, paint, plastic, metal and artificial bird

Box construction; 4 x 9.94 x 6.75 in.  (10.2 x 25.3 x 17.1 cm)  The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1982.1854  ©The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Homage to the  Romantic Ballet, 1942

Lucy: Joseph Cornell (Boxes Collection 'Homage to the Romantic Ballet', 1942

The JOSEPH CORNELL Box

Joseph Cornell artist link - created 'boxes' which represented people using objects. Could be done uisng card or clay or a combination of media based on yourself or an alternative individual.

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