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Joseph Cornell's Vision of Spiritual Order.

Joseph Cornell's Vision of Spiritual Order.

Author: Lindsay Blair
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2013.
Series: RB-Essays in Art and Culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The ""boxes"" and collages constructed by Joseph Cornell (1903-72) are among the most intriguing and beguiling works of art made this century. Old toys, photos, magazine illustrations, bits of electrical wiring - anything in fact more usually left to molder in lumber rooms or junkshops - were hoarded by him as the elemental materials he needed for his constructions. The finished works are visually entrancing, but  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blair, Lindsay.
Joseph Cornell's Vision of Spiritual Order.
London : Reaktion Books, ©2013
Named Person: Joseph Cornell; Joseph Cornell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay Blair
ISBN: 9781780231600 1780231601
OCLC Number: 866448671
Description: 1 online resource (226 pages)
Contents: Cover; Joseph Cornell's: Vision of Spiritual Order; Imprint Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Introduction; 1. The Self Observed; 2. Origins of Selfhood; 3. The Self in Others; 4. The Cosmological Search; Conclusion; References; Select Bibliography; List of Illustrations.
Series Title: RB-Essays in Art and Culture.


Drawing on the widest range possible of primary material, Lindsay Blair gives us the most detailed picture yet of an artist who hid so much of his life from the world.  Read more...


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