"True education makes for inequality; the inequality of

  • Harry Lieberman, "True education makes for inequality; the inequality of , 1965, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.178

Title
"True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success; the glorious inequality of talent, of genius; for inequality, not mediocrity, individual superiority, not standardization is the measure of the progress of the world."--Felix E. Schelling, "Pedagogically Speaking," 1929. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1965
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
24 x 30 1/8 in. (61.1 x 76.5 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture – education
  • Allegory – arts and sciences – education
  • Cityscape – town
  • Ethnic – Jewish
  • Figure group – male
Object Number
1984.124.178
Palette
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