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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.174
People
Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita), American (Fort Dodge, Iowa 1918 - 1986 Boston, Massachusetts)
Title
the world was given to us
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1967
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/328968
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Screen print
Dimensions
45.72 x 58.42 cm (18 x 23 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Corita
  • (not assigned): Printed text reads: The world was given to us in motion, and the forces of natural evolution keep it in motion and the love and hope of men who keep an eye on that motion, who call our attention to that motion and who give it shape with joy and celebration are revolutionaries and creators in a true sense of those words. Sister William
    background text reads: ON THE MOVE
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Corita Art Center Cat. #67-37
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund
Copyright
© Courtesy of the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart Community, Los Angeles / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.174
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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