Naum GaboModel for 'Construction in Space, Suspended' 1965

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Artist
Naum Gabo (1890‑1977)
Title
Model for 'Construction in Space, Suspended'
Date 1965
MediumPlastic and nylon thread
Dimensionsobject: 108 x 102 x 38 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1977
Reference
T02196
Not on display

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Naum Gabo 1890-1977

T02196 Model for 'Construction in Space, Suspended' 1965

Not inscribed
Plastic with nylon thread, 4 1/4 x 4 x 1 1/2 (10.3 x 10.1 x 4)
Presented by the artist 1977
Exh: Naum Gabo: The Constructive Process, Tate Gallery, November 1976-January 1977 (91)

A model for the suspended form in 'Construction in Space, Suspended' 1965, which exists in two sizes, 30.5cm high and 57cm high. The finished versions have the form suspended between the ends of an inverted half-circle of metal, mounted on a metal base. The interior of the model is strung with red threads and the outside with colourless threads. There are also two small versions with colour in the centre, one owned by Nina S… (read more)

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