Barton Lidice Benes
American, 1942-2012
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Selected exhibitions
2018
Grand Salon: The Visionary Eye of Allan Stone,
Allan Stone Projects
Barton Benes: Books,
Allan Stone Projects
2015
Barton Lidice Benes: Museology,
Pavel Zoubok Fine Art

In a darker continuation of Joseph Cornell’s Shadow Boxes, Barton Lidice Benes produced reliquaries containing the likes of Shirley Temple’s dollhouse, Alec Baldwin’s jockstrap, a fragment of an Egyptian pyramid, and a piece of tile from Hitler’s house. Benes called his best-known series of these intricate works …

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