Face I by Noel Counihan
© 2001 Patricia Counihan.
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This 1978 linocut, Face I, by Australian artist Noel Counihan (1913-86), sums up a career dedicated to persistent issues still plaguing us today- freedom versus oppression, peace versus war, greed versus social justice, and the value of work compared with the iniquity of exploitation.
But this face typifies the artist's reaction to many a particular situation…