10 February 2016

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Joseph Cornell: Enigmatic American Surrealist Artist Explored In New Film

I recently bumped into an old friend and filmmaker, Arnold Barkus.  He told me about a film he is developing about the artist Joseph Cornell, with his longtime friend and collaborator, filmmaker Caveh Zahedi,. When I think about my top ten all-time favorite artists, Joseph Cornell instantly comes to mind. While the work is demure, quietly puzzling, and sometimes diminutive in size, it remains nonetheless unforgettable. […]

13 July 2015

Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust – Royal Academy Of Arts – The Clockwork Utopia

The Royal Academy presents Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust, a survey of the artist’s complex and eclectic oeuvre exploring around 80 of Cornell’s intricate box constructions, assemblages, collages and films. The re-appraisal of the artist’s work comes some 35 years after the last major solo exhibition of Cornell in Europe, originating at the Museum of Modern Art, […]

8 July 2015

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Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust At The Royal Academy Of Arts

Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust offers an overview of the American artist’s inventive oeuvre, surveying around 80 of his remarkable box constructions, assemblages, collages and films. The last major solo exhibition of Cornell in Europe took place nearly 35 years ago, originating at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1980, and travelling to the Whitechapel […]