In the 1950s Greaves was considered to be one of the so-called Kitchen Sink artists whose work dealt with mundane aspects of everyday life. is one of a number of later works which show his progression away from realistic depictions towards abstraction. Made out of fragments of torn paper, it shows a figure falling forward, his head and shoulders obscured by an area of black. The jagged red lines, like wounds or scars, suggest Greaves is referring to the biblical of mankind.
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