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c. 1950-1955
Joseph Cornell, American, 1903 - 1972
Chance played an implicit role in Cornell’s creative process, as the makeup of his collages and assemblages was in part governed by what he serendipitously found in shops, newsstands, and other sundry locations around New York City. Cornell no doubt knew of the various chance-based methods used by Dada and Surrealist artists to loosen the hold of calculating rationality over artistic practice....

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