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Cornell Boxes

Artist Joseph Cornell called his inventive boxes “dream theaters.” These delightful constructions demonstrate his range of interests from astronomy to birds to ballet. Cornell influenced Andy Warhol and impressed Marcel Duchamp. Since the 1940s, the one-of-a-kind boxes created by Cornell have delighted viewers with their mysterious assemblages of everyday things. A new exhibit at the […]

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Milton Rogovin: Social Documentary Photographer

Milton Rogovin (1909-2011) was a social documentary photographer who lived to be 101 years old. An optometrist who became a full-time photographer later in life, Rogovin was labeled a Communist and was persecuted by the FBI for his activism promoting workers’ rights in Buffalo, New York. After his voice was silenced, he picked up a […]

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