Joseph Cornell Portfolio Catalogue; Catalogue of the Exhibition February 28 - March 20, 1976

Price: 60.00 USD

New York: Leo Castelli Gallery, Richard L. Feigen and Company, 1976. Unpaginated. 25.5 x 17.5 cm. Limited edition one of 3000. An assemblage of recollections: "Cornell: prose-poem" by Donald Barthelme, "Joseph Cornell" by Bill Copley, "A letter" by Tony Curtis, "L'Esprit Cornell" by Howard Hussey, "Joseph Cornell: or Twelve needles Dancing on the Point of an Angel" by Julien Levy, "Notes of Films of Joseph Cornell" by Jonas Mekas, "Preface to a Joseph Cornell Exhibition" by Robert Motherwell, a black and white photograph of Cornell taken in the garden at Utopia Parkway, 1969, by Hans Namuth, "Bibliography and Catalogue of the Exhibition" by Sandra Leonard Starr, and a hand written letter to "Katherine & Carl" from Besty Richebourg and James Corcoran ( Corcoran Galleries) on American Dovecote & Shooting Gallery stationary, plus 43 black and white plates illustrating and describing Cornell's work. First edition. Orig. marbled boards, navy blue paper pockets and ties. Very good.

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