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Article

Publication Date

2020

Abstract

Air filling something that is then sent away, into the air or, perhaps, beyond. Starting with Chardin's "Air Bubbles" I take up some of Joseph Cornell's Bubble sets, and then Marcel Duchlamp's Air de Paris, ending with the present, in these pandemic times, Air de New York.

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This was written for a new journal, VENTI, and has not yet been accepted, but I am delighted to write on Joseph Cornell, about whom I did a whole book now very much out of print: Joseph Cornell: Theatre of the Mind (source files, letters, etc.) for Thames and Hudson.

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