"Society exists for the benefit of its members; not the members for the benefit of society."--Herbert Spencer, Principles of Ethics, 1879. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
1954 Xanti Schawinsky Born: Basel, Switzerland 1904 Died: 1979 acrylic on canvas 24 1/4 x 18 1/16 in. (61.5 x 45.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.258 Not currently on view