Joseph Cornell's Shadow Boxes: Again, this box is perfect inspiration for a mixed media piece into portraiture but perhaps also juxtaposition. The objects could appear imposed or perhaps parts of the face are imposed on to the Cornell-inspired background.
Dime-Store Alchemy: Joseph Cornell’s Surrealist Shadow Boxes
Joseph Cornell (December 1903 – December 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.
Joseph Cornell: how the reclusive artist conquered the art world – from his mum’s basement