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CORNELL, Joseph (1903 - 1972), Collage artist, sculptor of assemblages

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORNELL, Joseph (1903 - 1972), Collage artist, sculptor of assemblages

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1903, in Nyack (New York); died 29 December 1972, in New York.

Collage artist, sculptor of assemblages.

Joseph Cornell studied at the Phillips Academy in Andover from 1917 to 1921, and after this worked until 1931 as a salesman for the William Whitman Company in New York. He spent most of his life in the Flushing area of Long Island and

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