The white background is divided by a grid into seven sections. Going clockwise, the sections are: (1)title: following upper margin "Anglicky film vyznamenany Velkou cenou na MFF v Cannes", and "zvetsenina" at lower margin of section; (2)title and pictorial exegesis: at right, vertically- "BLOW UP", along top margin: "Rezie: Michelangelo Antonioni", and the images of a plan of a sports arena, the number one, as appearing on a referee's scorecard, the pointing finger and hand of a man in a suit and cufflinks as it would appear in cartoons, and a diagram or man-made abstraction; (3, 4, 5, 6)same image of a photograph, layered one over another, as in stop-motion animation, of a young man pulling a shirt out of a young woman's arms as she holds it against her chest; and (7)a photograph of a nude, photographed from a low frontal angle.
Designer: Milan Grygar, Czechoslovakian, 1926 - 2006
Accession Number: 2010-21-92
Medium: Offset lithograph on wove paper, mounted on linen
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Credit Line: Gift of Sara and Marc Benda
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