Hirshhorn Plaza

Joseph Cornell, Medici Princess
Joseph Cornell, Medici Princess, c. 1948–52. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Museum Purchase, 1979. © The Joseph & Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / VAGA, New York

Sunday, February 14, 2016
3 pm | Lerner Roon
Space is limited and this free event is first-come, first-served.
Final weekend! Marvelous Objects closes February 15.

Local poets influenced by Surrealism present short readings and performances in the galleries of Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York. Bewilder Sensation takes its title from a 1935 lecture by founding Surrealist André Breton titled “Surrealist Situation of the Object: Situation of the Surrealist Object.”


  • Rod Smith
  • Doug Lang
  • Tina Darragh
  • Dan Gutstein
  • K. Lorraine Graham
  • Bernard Welt
  • Casey Smith
  • PINKTUM (Mel Nichols & Liora Valero)