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Joseph Cornell

[American Assemblage Artist, 1903-1972]

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Original works by Joseph Cornell available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
7 works online when last checked

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteJoseph Cornell at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
7 works by Joseph Cornell

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
4 works by Cornell

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
3 works online

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
3 works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Soap Bubble Set (Ostend Hotel), ca.1958

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Phases de la Lune

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Sand Fountain

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
How to Make a Rainbow, 1972

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Untitled (Hotel de l'Etoile)

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Japan (in Japanese)  

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
The Admiral's Game

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Suzy's Sun, 1957

Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
Untitled (How to Make a Rainbow)

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Untitled, Soap Bubble Set

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Untitled (Shaker Box with Cylinders)

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Box of Untitled (with Spools), Sailors Box

Joseph Cornell at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Les Constellations Voisines de Pôle, ca.1950s

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJoseph Cornell in the Artchive

Notable SiteJoseph Cornell in the WebMuseum

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

The Design Space
4 works

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Artnet Artist Works Catalogues  

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Joseph Cornell  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier: Joseph Cornell

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 29): Joseph Cornell

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Joseph Cornell at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Joseph Cornell papers online

The New York Observer
"62 Cornell Collages Are Remembrances Of Imaginary Past", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Great Joseph Cornell Was Shadow Player, Christian Mystic", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"Linking Memory and Reality", 1980 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"The Last Symbolist Poet", 1976 article by Robert Hughes


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Listening to Nature: How to Deepen Your Awareness of Nature


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Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell


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Joseph Cornell: Stargazing in the Cinema


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Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell


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Joseph Cornell: Master of Dreams


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Joseph Cornell's Vision of Spiritual Order


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