'The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.'--Theodore Roosevelt. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
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Creator Name: Bayer, Herbert
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1900 Austria-1985 USA
Biography: Came to U.S. in 1938. Became a U.S. citizen in 1944.
Creator Name-CRT: Herbert Bayer
Title: 'The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.'--Theodore Roosevelt. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1959
Creation End Date: 1959
Creation Date: 1959
Object Type: Mixed Media
Materials and Techniques: photomontage, paper collage, watercolor and gouache on paperboard
Dimensions: sheet: 16 1/16 x 13 3/8 in. (40.7 x 33.9 cm.)
Inscriptions: lower right in gouache: bAYErupper center in colored ballpoint pen and ink: SILVERPRINT/"upper right in pencil: 930upper right in ballpoint pen and ink: 4" white lines(written sideways)center right in colored ballpoint pen and ink: 11 7/16back lowerleft to lower center in colored pencil: N13030
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1984.124.24
Credit Line: Gift of Container Corporation of America
Copyright: ? Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
AMICA ID: SAAM.1984.124.24
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum
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