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- Original title
- Ohne Titel A
- Etching and aquatint on paper
- Image: 264 x 211 mm
- Purchased 1991
Urgency and spontaneity are essential elements of Jorn’s work. They can be seen in the roughly worked background and short, aggressive lines found in each of these engravings. In Untitled A they combine to form a vaguely figurative aspect to the central form. Untitled C takes the form of a wraithlike head with gaping mouth. Both works have echoes of children’s drawings and pre-historic art which were important influences on Jorn.
Gallery label, July 2008