Plastik in Eisen. 1955. Bronze with brown patina. From an edition of 6 planned copies. 36.5 cm (14.3 in).
LITERATURE: Wieland Schmied, Hoflehner - Wandel und Kontinuität, Vienna 1988, p. 236 illu. 39.
Hoflehner, who made abstract-expressionist sculptures since 1951, attained, based on the human body, an extreme formal reduction. Our work was made in his early period of creation. He created the slim towering figures from joined blocks. [EH]