Hungarian Star Wars Style "A" Foreign Full Color One-Sheet / A2 Size

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Hungarian Star Wars Style "A" Foreign Full Color One-Sheet / A2 Size
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Other Info: This A2 sized poster is the first piece from Tibor Helenyi's famous Hungarian Star Wars poster series. Poster's images are that of the Death Star exploding in the background, with a fierce Vader looking "phantom" warrior holding a lightsaber. R2's dome can also be seen, along with a dragon holding a machete, and Luke Skywalker's X-wing flying thru the trench towards the intended exhaust port target. At the top of the poster you will find the title and credits. Helenyi saw the films, but while working on the oil paintings, he could only rely on his memories, so his works represented the gist of the movies, but he included and created new visions to go along with what was actually in the film. These painted compositions are very surreal and expressive, while reflecting the popular visual world of the 1980's - that included the world of illustrated comics, and the popularity of the growing sci-fi genre. (Thanks to the Tibor Helenyi Estate Auction for the oil painting info and pics below)

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1979 - Painted poster artwork from Tibor Helenyi's Star Wars Hungarian poster series. (42½ x 30cm) Oil on canvas.
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1979 - Back side of Tibor Helenyi's Star Wars Hungarian poster series. (42½ x 30cm) Oil on canvas.
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1979 - Csillagok Háborúja - vintage black & white photo of poster. (18 x 13cm)