"Joseph Cornell's collages and shadow boxes are guileless but
sophisticated as seen in the dusky retrospective at the Peabody Essex
"Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination" remains at the Peabody
Essex Museum, Salem, Mass., through Aug. 19. It will then be at the
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art from Oct. 6 to Jan. 6.
Some great works in the Slide Show.
This is the same exhibit that was at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
"Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination" is co-organized by the
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. and the Peabody
Essex Museum, Salem, Mass. with support from the Henry Luce
Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts as part of "American
Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius," The Mnuchin
Foundation, the Ridgestone Foundation and James Corcoran, Los Angeles,
and with the cooperation of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial