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(© The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / Vaga, New York, NY / Hirshhorn Museum, SI)

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Mixed Messaging

A box by Joseph Cornell
(© The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / Vaga, New York, NY / Hirshhorn Museum, SI)

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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.

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Paul Bisceglio

Paul Bisceglio is an editorial fellow at Pacific Standard and co-editor of the website "Land That I Live." He was previously the editorial intern for Smithsonian magazine. Follow him on Twitter @PaulBisceglio

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