Poster, Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe [The Tenderness of Wolves], 1973
The red shirt of the vampire’s victim bleeds out to color the surrounding square. Playing with the relationship between figure and ground, the designer has converted the neutral background (the red square) into an active figure (the square appears to be bleeding).
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.
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Its dimensions are
87.5 × 61.4 cm (34 7/16 × 24 3/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Poster, Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe [The Tenderness of Wolves], 1973; Germany; offset lithograph on wove paper; 87.5 × 61.4 cm (34 7/16 × 24 3/16 in.); Gift of Sara and Marc Benda; 2010-21-15
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.