- Part Of:
- Screen print on white 133 lbs. H.P. J. Green wove paper
- 38 × 26 inches (96.5 × 66 cm) and 31 × 22 1/2 inches (78.7 × 57.2 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "36/65 Image includes the words: 'The tortured mind of an influential modern philosopher: the late Ludwig Wittgenstein | Wright, one day in a trench on the east- | ern front while he was reading a maga- | zine in which there was a picture of the | possible sequence of events in an auto- | mobile accident. The picture, he said, | served as a proposition whose parts cor- | responded to things in reality; and so he | conceived the idea that a propo- | sition is in fact a picture, "by virtue of a | similar correspondence between its parts | and the world." In other words, the struc- | ture of the proposition "depicts a possi- | ble combination of elements in reality, a | possible state of affairs." The Tractatus, | the proposition: "There is no hippopota- | mus in the room at present?" When he | refused to believe this, I looked under all | the desks without finding one; but he | remained unconvinced.'| 'Let us ask the question: "Sho
Blind embossed chop mark: "ea"
Signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "Eduardo Paolozzi 1965"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Under Copyright
- Accession Number:
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James Stirling (Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 2011-10-01 - 2012-01-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
James Stirling (Tate Britain, 2011-04-05 - 2011-08-21) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
James Stirling (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-10-14 - 2011-01-02) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Just what was it that made British Pop so different, so appealing? (Yale Center for British Art, 2004-01-26 - 2004-05-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]