"What we need now to discover in the social realm is the moral

  • Pauline Boty, "What we need now to discover in the social realm is the moral , 1964, watercolor, gouache, pencil, ink, and photomechanical reproductions on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.35

Title
"What we need now to discover in the social realm is the moral equivalent of war; something heroic that will speak to man as universally as war does, and yet will be as compatable with their spiritual selves as war has proved to be incompatable."--William James, 1902. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1964
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 29 3/8 x 21 1/2 in. (74.7 x 54.5 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor, gouache, pencil, ink, and photomechanical reproductions on paperboard
Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Monument – statue – Sphinx
Object Number
1984.124.35
Palette
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