1907 – 1960
Age of Global Conflict

Looking at Millais's Ophelia
and Newman's Vir Heroicus Sublimis

Sir John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1851-52, oil on canvas, 762 x 1118 mm (Tate Britain, London)
Barnett B. Newman, Vir Heroicus Sublimis, oil on canvas, 1950-51 (MoMA)

Beth Harris, Sal Khan, and Steven Zucker discuss representation and abstraction while looking at Ophelia and Vir Heroicus Sublimis

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