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Fig Leaf

Hungarian title:

Fügefalevél

Artist: Size:
Máté, András A2 1/2 Sheet (cca. 42 x 59 cm)
Year: Condition:
1966 Fine, fold marks.
Material:
Paper, offset.

Price: $200


Description:

Fig Leaf (Fugefalevel) is a 1966 Hungarian film, directed by Felix Mariassy, starring Ferenc Bessenyei, Judit Halasz, Laszlo Sinko. A new sculpture was dedicated to the small town main park. Not everybody is satisfied with it because the sculpture (boy with a flute) is naked... (source: imdb.com)

Andras Mate's work is a simple but very decorative composition. The two crossed hands or gloves show the gesture of hiding. Behind them a red face appears. The brutal and expressive style of archaic and tribal sculptures has an impact on the design. Mate also uses strong contrasts to enhance the effect: black, white and red colors. The design was created with paper cut-out technique where Mate also used torn papers.