What's new at the Smithsonian in June
- By Paul Bisceglio
- Smithsonian magazine, June 2013
( © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / Vaga, New York, NY / Hirshhorn Museum, SI)
Ends September 8
Georges Braque began mixing swatches of paper and cloth into his paintings a century ago—and voilà, collage was born. Artists have expanded the form ever since, using material as disparate as car parts and butterfly wings. See how in “Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media,” an exhibit of about 100 works (above: a box by Joseph Cornell, c. 1952), at the Hirshhorn.