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4.0 out of 5 stars Dime Store Alchemy
This is an engaging interpretive access point to the imaginative and eclectic works of Joseph Cornell. It's not a must read nor a biography but another artists insight into the expansive possibilities of Cornell's world. Cornell's boxes act as gateways to dreamscapes full of potential, they offer stillness and beauty; are poetic in themselves. Simic does justice to the...
Published on 27 July 2009 by Mr. S. J. Ringe

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a specific little book. I had expected a larger glossy crafts book but was disappointed
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Dime Store Alchemy, 27 July 2009
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This is an engaging interpretive access point to the imaginative and eclectic works of Joseph Cornell. It's not a must read nor a biography but another artists insight into the expansive possibilities of Cornell's world. Cornell's boxes act as gateways to dreamscapes full of potential, they offer stillness and beauty; are poetic in themselves. Simic does justice to the vision that is unmistakably Cornell's.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars, 9 Dec 2014
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This review is from: Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell (New York Review Books Classics) (Paperback)
a specific little book. I had expected a larger glossy crafts book but was disappointed
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting book but not quite what I was expecting, ..., 22 Oct 2014
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Interesting book but not quite what I was expecting, more poetic than fact based. Pity the copy broke into 2 pieces within an hour of arrival.
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