Joze CiuhaThe Legend of the Third 1976

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Artwork details

Artist
Joze Ciuha (born 1924)
Title
The Legend of the Third
Date 1976
MediumFelt on screenprint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 558 x 446 mm support: 707 x 502 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1981
Reference
P07586
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Catalogue entry

P07586 THE LEGEND OF THE THIRD 1976

Inscribed ‘Jože Ciuha 76’ bottom right and ‘Legende...’ and ‘122/130’
Screenprint with collage, printed and published by the artist, 22×17 1/2 (55.8× 44.6)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1980

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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