Fine Arts

Untitled (Soap Bubble Set, Latitude and Longitude), c. 1960, is one of the Joseph Cornell assemblages donated to the Fralin.

Joseph Cornell plays in the shadows of the Surrealist movement

A rich and deeply satisfying show, “Joseph Cornell and Surrealism” at the Fralin Museum explores Cornell’s work in the context of the Surrealist movement of the 1930s and ’40s. Prior to seeing it, I had the common, yet incorrect impression, that Cornell was a hermit-like creature akin to Henry Darger who created his work in […]