Sorel Etrog (1933-2014) is arguably Canada's most famous sculptor.

His work can be found in numerous museum and private collections including the Tate, the AGO, the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa) and LACMA.

His public sculptures can be found on iconic corners in Toronto, Montreal, Israel and beyond. 

Like many accomplished sculptors of his generation (such as Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson, Kosso Eloul etc.) printmaking was an important part of his practice and oeuvre. 

The two figures is one of the most recognizable motifs in Etrog's universe - especially in his works on paper. (For another fine example of "Two Figures" click here) 

The composition of "Two Calligraphic Figures" was first created in 1969. Nearly 40 years later, Etrog chose this emblematic work as the basis of a new silkscreen printed at Open Studios, Toronto.

(Open Studios is the premiere printing atelier in Canada and has worked with numerous artists ranging from Joanne Tod to General Idea) 

As the forms in "Two Calligraphic Figures" allude to Etrog's "Genie" - this work become instantly recognizable and addition to it elegance and mystery.

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Signed and numbered by the artist

From an edition of 28

30"W 21"H 

Excellent condition.

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