Man’s mind, stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimension. – Oliver Wendell Holmes. From the series Great Ideas.

Media - 1984.124.66 - SAAM-1984.124.66_1 - 133906
Copied Ivan Chermayeff, Man's mind, stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimension.--Oliver Wendell Holmes. From the series Great Ideas., 1978, screenprint on paper mounted on plexiglass, sheet: 4530 in. (114.476.2 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.66

Artwork Details

Title
Man’s mind, stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimension. – Oliver Wendell Holmes. From the series Great Ideas.
Date
1978
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 4530 in. (114.476.2 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Container Corporation of America
Mediums Description
screenprint on paper mounted on plexiglass
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Allegory — other — thought
Object Number
1984.124.66