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Requiem, 2005

Mixed media assemblage
42 × 42 × 2 1/2 in
106.7 × 106.7 × 6.4 cm
Barton Lidice Benes
American, 1942–2012
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In a darker continuation of Joseph Cornell’s Shadow Boxes, Barton Lidice Benes produced reliquaries …

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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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Barton Lidice Benes
American, 1942–2012
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In a darker continuation of Joseph Cornell’s Shadow Boxes, Barton Lidice Benes produced reliquaries …

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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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Requiem, 2005

Mixed media assemblage
42 × 42 × 2 1/2 in
106.7 × 106.7 × 6.4 cm
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