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Untitled (Soap Bubble Set), 1936

Joseph Cornell (American, 1903-1972)


Purchased through the gift of Henry and Walter Keney.
©The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York; used with permission

Joseph Cornell (American, 1903-1972). Untitled (Soap Bubble Set), 1936. Box construction. 15 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (40 x 36.2 x 13.9 cm). Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut. Photo: Allen Phillips.

© The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York

About the Show:

The first major Cornell retrospective since 1980, Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination brings together more than 170 of the artist's box constructions, collages, dossiers, films and graphic designs from public and private collections. The exhibition is organized by ten themes, each of which represents a recurrent motif in Cornell's work.

Scheduled Venues:

Smithsonian American Art Museum: November 17, 2006-February 19, 2007
Peabody Essex Museum: April 28-August 19, 2007
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: October 06, 2007-January 06, 2008

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