Egbert Jacobson, Adrian Lozano, "Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this , 1955, plastic laminated onto translucent plexiglass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.127
"Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those commoner natures who pursue either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand aside, cities will never have rest from their evils."--Plato, The Republic, 4th century B.C. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
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24 3/4 x 18 3/8 in. (62.9 x 46.7 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Container Corporation of America
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- plastic laminated onto translucent plexiglass
- Figure – fragment – face
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