"Open up, Pandora./Tear off that cover that shields you from the

  • John Massey, "Open up, Pandora./Tear off that cover that shields you from the, 1972, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.201

Title
"Open up, Pandora./Tear off that cover that shields you from the people, the things around you./Expose the Black Box that is your soul, your very person, and relate, Pandora./Participate."--Washington University Student Year Book, 1970. From the series Contemporary Ideas of Man.
Artist
Date
1972
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
72 x 48 in. (182.9 x 121.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
1984.124.201
Palette
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