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