"To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive."--Robert Louis Stevenson, An Inland Voyage, 1878. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
1964 James G. Davis Born: Springfield, Missouri 1931 oil and color collagraph on canvas mounted on canvas 70 1/2 x 60 1/4 in. (179.0 x 153.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.80 Not currently on view