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Flying Bird by Ole Bjorn

 Flying Bird by Ole Bjorn
Accession Code: wu0329w
Title: Flying Bird
Date completed: 1971
Medium: Prints
Location Name: Social Studies Building
Location Description: Institute for Employment Research

This work presents simple rounded shapes suggesting the form of a bird set within a geometric framework. Ole Bjorn plays with the meeting and contrast of curved and angular shapes and there is perhaps a sense of transformation and evolution. Flying Bird also refers to the familiar image of the dove as representing peace, a theme in other work by Bjørn - he was represented in an international 'Art for Peace' exhibition in 1983.