Go hand in hand. See, for instance, how beautifully these works complement each other –
From the powerful painting by Maynard Dixon, giving shape to fear,
to the subdued and delicate works by Joseph Cornell, who took his fear of this world and placed it inside wooden boxes, each one containing a mini universe,
or his magical homages to Tamara Toumanova, Cornell’s way of expressing his great affection for the world of Romantic Ballet.
Embracing Life @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
April 25th, 2017