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Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

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Series 7: Art Works , circa 1966-1971
0.2 Linear feet
Boxes 19, 23

Series consists of several unfinished collages and Rorschachs (or ink blot drawings) by Cornell, two collages by his sister, Betty Cornell Benton (who signed her work as Betty Voohr), on which Cornell collaborated by adding images, and a box by Christine Kaufman (wife of the actor, Tony Curtis), which was a gift to Cornell.
Some art work can also be found amongst correspondence. For Walter De Maria's portfolio, Chicago Project, 1968, see the Walter De Maria correspondence file.
This bulk of this series has been scanned with the exception of the box by Christine Kaufman.
Description Container Select
Unfinished Collages, 1971, undated
Includes note by Benton, and some annotations by both Cornell and Benton.
19
1
Rorschachs (Ink Blot Drawings), 1968-1971, undated
See also Series 4.
19
2
Collages by Betty Voohr with additions by Cornell, undated
19
3
Collages by Betty Voohr with additions by Cornell, undated
19
4
Box by Christine Kaufman (Curtis), circa 1966
23

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