- n. Alternative form of Wunderkammer.
“Jessica: I have, for several years, been totally fascinated by the idea of a "wunderkammer," or cabinet of curiosity, which was the name given to the earliest of natural history collections.”
“During the Renaissance, the "cabinet of curiosities," or wunderkammer, was a style of curation in the spirit of the sublime junk drawer, a display of weird stuff that didn't go anywhere else.”
“During the Renaissance, the cabinet of curiosities, or wunderkammer, ...”
“My dad was deep piles of stuff: he was a wunderkammer, a cabinet of curiosities filled to bursting, dusty around the edges, the core hard to reach, impenetrable depths but so much fascinating stuff spread across the surface that you could spend a rewarding eternity just exploring his superficialities.”
“Forest Bookshop 8 St John Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 8AR, 01594 833334With its green and cream front and golden signage, this is a veritable wunderkammer.”
“As its name suggests, the Brooklyn-based quarterly magazine Cabinet is a wunderkammer between two covers, a Baedeker for psychogeographers, a random walk through the postmodern baroque.”
“RIP, Parke Meek: Eames design team member, steampunk wizard, wunderkammer guardian”
“Boing Boing reader Genise Schnitman says, "Parke Meek, the self-taught steampunk technical wizard who worked in the Eames office and was the curmudgeonly doyen of Jadis, the retrofuturist wunderkammer on Main Street in Santa Monica, passed away at 86.”
“I would love to have an original Louie someday -- it would certainly turn any wall into a wunderkammer.”
“The Surreal House, LondonWith a full house of starry artists and wunderkammer appeal, this exhibition has all the building blocks of a sure-fire summer hit.”
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