Thinking Inside Of The Box

Thinking Inside Of The Box

Examining The Life And Work Of Joseph Cornell In Hotel Cassiopeia

Joseph Cornell made boxes. This idiosyncratic visual artist (1903-1972) assembled boxed collages of maps, photographs, and an assortment of everyday objects found in nature as well as thrift stores and bookstores in his native New York City. He placed his assemblages in frames behind glass. This month, as part of BAM's 25th annual Next Wave Festival, New York City has the chance to see a highly visual interpretation of Cornell's work in Hotel Cassiopeia, written by Charles L

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