LEVIATHAN - The matter, forme & power of a common-wealth. 2016

48 x 48 cm

Engraving and painting on aluminum board

This piece is refered directly to the book Leviathan written by Thomas Hobbes and published in 1651. The book concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. Written during the English Civil War (1642–1651).

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