"What is honored in a country is cultivated there."--Plato, Republic, Book VIII. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Costantino Nivola, "What is honored in a country is cultivated there."--Plato, Republic, Book VIII. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1955, concrete mounted on plexiglass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.227

Title
"What is honored in a country is cultivated there."--Plato, Republic, Book VIII. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1955
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
36 5/8 x 14 x 3 1/4 in. (93.0 x 35.6 x 8.4 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
concrete mounted on plexiglass
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male – head
Object Number
1984.124.227
Palette
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