Half Circle and Triangle
1937 - 2018
Half Circle and Triangle
signed with initials on the base lower right
Without base: 25.5 by 25.5cm., 10 by 10in.
With base: 30 by 25.5cm., 11¾ by 10in.
Executed in 1977.
Sold with a certificate from the artist.
The base is in good condition, the work is clean but there are some remnants of brass cleaner deep in one of the joins. There is a small scratch to one of the holes in the corner - both sides (the holes are from the artist) - not visible when standing on the plynth.
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One of Hungary’s leading contemporary artists, Fajó follows in the geometric traditions of his teachers and mentors Lajos Kassák, Max Bill, and Victor Vasarely, and his works share a similar aesthetic and artistic pre-occupation to those of other Hungarian ‘new geometry’ painters Imre Bak and Istvan Nadler, with whom he formed the Hungarian neo avant garde in the 1970s to 90s.
Fajó’s sophisticated compositions come to life in drawings, paintings, graphics, reliefs, linocuts, and sculptures made of wood, metal or marble. ‘Without form I would not exist. I would be not Fajó. Form is the basic element of composition. Art is the most concentrated form of evoking feelings, but it is an effect, not its aim. I regard reason as a primary thing before feelings. I try to create works based on mathematical forms with geometrical character, a physical system of motion, with colour structures of cosmic validity’.