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"I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible."--Mahatma Gandhi, Young India, June 1, 1921. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.

1964 Hans Laabs Born: Treptow, Germany 1915 Died: Berlin, Germany 2004 gouache on paper mounted on paper sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (31.5 x 23.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.167 Not currently on view


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Abstract

Allegory - civic - liberty

Landscape - building

Landscape - rocks

Landscape - water

Literature - Ghandi

Object - written matter

painting

paint - gouache

paper

About Hans Laabs

Born: Treptow, Germany 1915 Died: Berlin, Germany 2004