"No barriers, no masses of matter however enormous, can

  • Charles Coiner, "No barriers, no masses of matter however enormous, can , 1961, oil and cut paper on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.69

Title
"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.
Artist
Date
1961
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
25 x 33 1/4 in. (63.5 x 84.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil and cut paper on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure – fragment – eye
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
1984.124.69
Palette
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