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"There are other forms of culture beside physical science; and I should be profoundly sorry to see the fact forgotten, or even to observe a tendency to starve, or cripple, literary, or aesthetic, culture for the sake of science."--Thomas Henry Huxley, Scientific Education, 1869. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1958 Gyorgy Kepes Born: Selyp, Hungary 1906 Died: Cambridge, Massachusetts 2001 acrylic and graphite on paper mounted on paperboard sheet: 23 1/8 x 17 1/8 in. (58.8 x 43.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.157 Not currently on view


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paint - acrylic

pencil - graphite

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paperboard

About Gyorgy Kepes

Born: Selyp, Hungary 1906 Died: Cambridge, Massachusetts 2001

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