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"No barriers, no masses of matter however enormous, can withstand the powers of the mind; the remotest corners yield to them; all things succumb; the very Heaven itself is laid open."--Marcus Manilius, Astronomica, 40 B.C. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1961 Charles Coiner Born: Santa Barbara, California 1898 Died: Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania 1989 oil and cut paper on canvas 25 x 33 1/4 in. (63.5 x 84.5 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.69 Not currently on view


Keywords

Abstract - geometric

Figure - fragment - eye

painting

paint - oil

paper

fabric - canvas

About Charles Coiner

Born: Santa Barbara, California 1898 Died: Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania 1989