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Creator:
Eduardo Paolozzi, 1924–2005, British
Published by Editions Alecto Ltd.
Title:
Assembling Reminders for a Particular Purpose
Date:
1965
Medium:
Screen print on white 133 lbs. H.P. J. Green wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 38 × 26 inches (96.5 × 66 cm) and Image: 32 1/4 × 20 1/8 inches (81.9 × 51.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left:"36/65" Image includes the words: 'PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS | 126. Die Phillosophie stellt eben alles blos hin, und eklart und fogert nichts.- Da alles offen dalieght is auch nichts zu eklarten. Den, was etwa verbogen its, interessiert uns nicht. | "Philosophie" konnte man auch des nennen was voe allen neuen Entdeckungen und Erfindugen moglich ist. | 127. Die Arbeit des Philosophen ist ein Zusammentragen von Erinnerugen zu einiem bestimmen Zweck. | LUDWID WITTGENSTEIN | 126. Philosophy simply puts everything before us, and neither explains nor deduces anything.- Since everything lies open to view there is nothing to explain. For what is hidden, for example, is of no | interest to us. One might also give the name "philosophy" to what is possible beyond all new discoveries and inventions. | 127. The work of a philosopher consists in assembling reminders for a particular purpose. | JANUARY 1965.'

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:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1995.3.9
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4820
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