A construction of curved strips and geometrically-cut planes of perspex held together in a finely balanced state of tension.
Construction Through a Plane by Naum Gabo, c. 1937
The works of Naum Gabo © Nina Williams. No reproduction without permission
- Perspex with wood base Dimensions: 48 x 48 x 22 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £30,000 ( Total: £90,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private collection
The work centres on the space within the still black element, around which transparent elements hurtle out in all directions.
Purchased from the artist by Professor Sir Leslie and Lady Martin in 1938; thence by descent to the present owner.