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, 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