Joseph Cornell  (American, 1903-1972) 

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Joseph Cornell Biography
1903   Born: in Nyack, NY
1917 - 1921   Studies at the Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
1972   Died: in Flushing, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Automaton, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (group)
2008   Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Selections from the collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, NY
2007   Joseph Cornell, Jirí Kolár, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Cosmologies, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
2006   Andromeda Hotel: The Art of Joseph Cornell, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (solo)
Surrealism - Theater of the Mind, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
2005   Joseph Cornell - Boxes and Collages, L&M Arts, New York, NY (solo)
Mapping Space, MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
2004   Under $2,000 Albers < Zaugg, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, NY
2003 - 2004   Joseph Cornell at the Hudson River Museum, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY (solo)
2003   Joseph Cornell - Collages, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Joseph Cornell Collages, Jonathan Novak Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2002 - 2003   Joseph Cornell: Toys, Objects, Box Constructions, Collages, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002   The Spirit of Joseph Cornell, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (solo)
Collage - Abstract Expressionist & Pop, Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY
2001   About Objects, The RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2000   Inside out: reality or fiction?, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
1999   Joseph Cornell, A Memoir, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA (solo)
Surrealism - The Two Private Eyes, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1998   A Sense for Scale II. The Art of the Miniature, The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
1970   Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
1967   Dada, Surrealism, and their Heritage, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1966   An Exhibition of Works by Joseph Cornell, Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA (solo)
1966   Retrospective, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1962   Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1961   The Art of Assemblage, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1953   Annual Survey Exhibition of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1952   Fifteen Americans, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1949   Work inspired by the ballet, La Lanterne Magique du Ballet Romantique, Hugo Gallery, New York, NY
1939   Julien Levy Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1936   Fantastic Art, Dada, Surrealism, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1935   American Painting and Sculpture of the 18th, 19th, & 20th Centuries, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
1932   Surréalisme, Julien Levy Gallery, New York, NY
Julien Levy Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
2008   Wechsler, Jeffrey and Townsend Ludington. Image in the Box: From Cornell to Contemporary. New York, NY: Hollis Taggart Galleries, 2008 (catalogue)
2007   Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe. Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007.
1967   Waldman, Diane. Joseph Cornell. New York, NY: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1967 (catalogue)
1966   Hopps, Walter, James Demetrion, preface; Fairfield Porter. An Exhibition of Works by Joseph Cornell. Pasadenam CA: Pasadena Art Museum, 1966 (catalogue)