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"True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success; the glorious inequality of talent, of genius; for inequality, not mediocrity, individual superiority, not standardization is the measure of the progress of the world."--Felix E. Schelling, "Pedagogically Speaking," 1929. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1965 Harry Lieberman Born: Gnieveshev, Poland 1876 Died: Manhasset, New York 1983 oil on canvas 24 x 30 1/8 in. (61.1 x 76.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.178 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - arts and sciences - education

Architecture - education

Cityscape - town

Ethnic - Jewish

Figure group - male

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Harry Lieberman

Born: Gnieveshev, Poland 1876 Died: Manhasset, New York 1983