Joseph Cornell, Get Over Yourself

Because Norman’s heading your way. Norman Hasselriis, that is. Poet, sculptor, publishing executive, and a totally idiosyncratic artist who didn’t start until he was nearly 70, but made up for lost time creating “assemblages” like this one:

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Putting found objects together in ways that can  freak you out and make you laugh and make you shut up and look — all at the same time. We have a small sampling of a large body of really “out there” work. Plus, we have a collection of photographs of these works, by Dudley Reed, who first introduced us. Here, for instance, is Dudley’s photo of Norman’s work above:

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