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Ink on paper, (irreg.): 8 1/2 x 8 3/4" (21.6 x 22.2cm). John S. Newberry Fund. © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Alfred Kubin. Polar Bear (Eisbär). 1901–02

Ink on paper, (irreg.): 8 1/2 x 8 3/4" (21.6 x 22.2cm). John S. Newberry Fund. © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

This drawing makes me contemplate the relationship between loneliness and anticipation, to think of the times in which we become alienated from ourselves and lose sight of the ever-changing nature of our world. Of course, something fantastical is always about to emerge!

Submitted by Naomi Falk, Rights Coordinator, Department of Publications

Ink on paper, (irreg.): 8 1/2 x 8 3/4" (21.6 x 22.2cm). John S. Newberry Fund. © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
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