"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, ink, gouache, watercolor, pencil, 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.
Artists
Date
1964
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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
Keywords
  • Figure group
  • Abstract
  • Monument – statue – Sphinx
Object Number
1984.124.35
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