The Golden Key


“He tried the key in the snowy box, and it fit exactly. He turned it round once, and now we must wait until he has unlocked it and opened the lid, and then we shall learn what wonderful things were lying in that box.”

Archival pigment print
18 x 18 inches
Corresponding Grimms’ Tale: “The Golden Key”
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Corwin Levi’s collage The Golden Key accompanies the Grimms’ fairy tale of the same name in which a young boy finds a mysterious box and key in the snow. Levi’s remix is comprised of numerous vintage Grimms’ illustrations, including a unique, antique endpaper from an old Grimms’ collection, which substitutes for falling snow. This acid-free, museum quality print is 12 x 12 inches and ships rolled in a cardboard tube. Free shipping to the U.S.

About the Artist

Corwin LeviCorwin Levi is a mixed media, project-based artist and curator. He has participated in eighteen artist residency programs, including the Roswell Artist in Residence Program, Ucross Foundation for the Arts, Elsewhere, the Millay Colony, Weir Farm, Willapa Bay, and the Wurlitzer Foundation.

Levi has shown in solo and group exhibits around the country and painted a permanent mural across from Mass MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts. He is currently remixing more than two-hundred sources of Grimms’ fairy tales for the forthcoming book Mirror Mirrored, combining Grimms’ fairy tales with contemporary artworks. Levi has a BA from Rice University, an MFA from the Tyler School of Art, and a JD from the University of Virginia.

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