© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.158
People
Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita), American (Fort Dodge, Iowa 1918 - 1986 Boston, Massachusetts)
Title
(our best) reality proves very little
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1966
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Screen print
Dimensions
38.1 x 76.2 cm (15 x 30 in.)
framed with 2008.157
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Sister Mary Corita
  • (not assigned): Printed text reads: [Give the gang] our best / [NO]W! / Reality proves very little; it indicates a great deal, by way of epiphany of signs which always accompany mystery like the influence cast off by radioactive material. Knowledge therefore has all the imprecision of involvement, rather than the "clarity and distinctness" of logic. D. Berrigan
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Corita Art Center Cat. #66-33
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
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.158
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan Dackerman, ed., Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2015), p. 22, fig. 5; pp. 106-7, cat. 21, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/03/2015 - 01/03/2016; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, 02/13/2016 - 04/13/2016

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