Joze Ciuha Icon IX 1980

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Artwork details

Artist
Joze Ciuha born 1924
Title
Icon IX
Ikone IX
Date 1980
Medium Screenprint and brass foil on paper
Dimensions Image: 940 x 670 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1981
Reference
P02549
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Catalogue entry

P02549 ICON IX 1980

Inscribed ‘Jože Ciuha 80’ bottom right and ‘Ikone IX’ and ‘12/135’
Screenprint with collage, printed and published by the artist, 37×26 3/8 (94×67)
Presented by the artist 1981

Ciuha's work contains reference to folk art and decoration, and echoes of Buddhist art and Byzantine mosaics. He spent some years studying Buddhist culture in Burma. The use of lettering and applied gold leaf are characteristic of his work.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984

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