Interpretive Resource

Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Cabinet of Four Wishes</em> by Richard Snyder

Artwork and Artist Information: Cabinet of Four Wishes by Richard Snyder

Normally when we think of a cabinet, we consider it as a functional or useful object. But what if everyday cabinets had secret, magical qualities? Richard Snyder's Cabinet of Four Wishes is just such an object: It takes its viewer's imagination on an extraordinary journey. Includes classroom applications.

20th century, American, decorative arts, furniture


Elementary, Middle School
Art and Creative Writing, Art from Many Places, Art Traditions of the United States, Learning about America through Art, Stories in Art

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