Memorial statue of Steve Jobs in Graphisoft Park Budapest
A bronze statue of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been unveiled in a Budapest science park.
23 December 2011
Apple has supported Graphisoft since 1984 when Jobs saw it at the CeBIT international trade fair in Germany, according to the company.
Inauguration of the statue of the late co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs in Graphisoft Park, Budapest by the company, which is well-known by its architectural design software, ArchiCAD had decided to erect a statue of Steve Jobs, and it is inaugurated by Chairman of the Graphisoft Board, Gábor Bojár.
"He left his mark," Mr Bojár said.
The almost 2m bronze statue by Hungarian sculptor Ernő Tóth depicts Jobs wearing his trademark turtleneck, jeans, sneakers and round glasses, making an animated gesture just like introducing to iPhone and iPad.
"The statue in natural style features emblematic pose of Apple's former leader with dynamic, speaker, stepping forward gesture which intends to express the relationship between human and machine. Not only the movement - his hand gesture particularly - is typical, but also his dress : turtlneck, scarf and sneakers depicted on a bronze statue of Steve Jobs "- explained his artwork by Ernő Tóth.
Statue plan was announced in one week after Steve Jobs passed away and the sculptor had to work and finish it in a record time. "In fact, finishing touches were needed only" - said Ernő Tóth on 8th of December.
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