Construction Through a Plane by Naum Gabo

A construction of curved strips and geometrically-cut planes of perspex held together in a finely balanced state of tension.

Details

Medium:
Perspex with wood base Dimensions: 48 x 48 x 22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£30,000 ( Total: £90,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Private collection

The work centres on the space within the still black element, around which transparent elements hurtle out in all directions.

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by Professor Sir Leslie and Lady Martin in 1938; thence by descent to the present owner.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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