"I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible."--Mahatma Gandhi, Young India, June 1, 1921. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.

  • Hans Laabs, "I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible."--Mahatma Gandhi, Young India, June 1, 1921. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man., 1964, gouache, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.167

Title
"I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible."--Mahatma Gandhi, Young India, June 1, 1921. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.
Artists
Date
1964
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (31.5 x 23.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Landscape – building
  • Allegory – civic – liberty
  • Landscape – rocks
  • Landscape – water
  • Object – written matter
Object Number
1984.124.167
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