If you ever had a formative experience at an art museum when you were a kid, you will appreciate the letters and collages from a school group inspired by their visit to the Joseph Cornell collages exhibit at the Met in 1971. Even if you didn’t, you’ll still appreciate these letters because they’re so darned cute. To read more, see our post today on the Smithsonian Collections Blog.

Top: Underwater Chirsmas [i.e. Christmas] tree, collage by Didi Shaw, 1971. Joseph Cornell papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Bottom: Didi Shaw letter to Joseph Cornell, 1970 [i.e. 1971] Jan. 25. Joseph Cornell papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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