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"Perhaps the only goal on earth toward which mankind is striving lies in the process of attaining, in other words, in life itself, and not in the thing to be attained."--Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground, 1864. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1963 Reginald Pollack Born: Middle Village, New York 1924 oil, ink and colored pencil on canvas 20 1/8 x 25 7/8 in. (51.2 x 65.6 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.239 Not currently on view


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Allegory - life - humanity

Figure group

Object - art object - painting

Object - art tool - easel

painting

ink

paint - oil

pencil

fabric - canvas

About Reginald Pollack

Born: Middle Village, New York 1924

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