Naum Gabo Linear Form (curved) c.1954

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Artwork details

Artist
Naum Gabo 1890–1977
Title
Linear Form (curved)
Date c.1954
Medium Plastic and metal wires
Dimensions Object: 86 x 41 x 41 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1977
Reference
T02192
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Naum Gabo 1890-1977

T02192 Linear Form (Curved) 1954

Not inscribed
Plastic with metal wires, 3 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 (8.5 x 4 x 4)
Presented by the artist 1977
Exh: Naum Gabo: The Constructive Process, Tate Gallery, November 1976-January 1977 (87) as one of 'Three Untitled Models (Variations on a Theme)' c.1953

See the note on T02189. This differs from the other three models T02189-91 in having curved sides and ends. It was not used for the Bijenkorf model but was probably made about the same time, perhaps as an early experiment or variation.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.259, reproduced p.259

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