Cornell in 1971
|Born||December 24, 1903|
Nyack, New York
|Died||December 29, 1972 (aged 69)|
New York City, New York
|Known for||assemblage, experimental film,sculpture|
Joseph Cornell (December 24, 1903 – December 29, 1972) was an American artist and sculptor, one of the pioneers and most celebrated exponents of assemblage. Influenced by the Surrealists, he was also an avant-garde experimental filmmaker.