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There are two larger versions related to this model. They belong to a small group of works of the 1930s that are among Gabo's finest. This construction is based on the juxtaposition of organic, sweeping planes which demonstrate the properties of transparency and flexibility in perspex, and a precise, crystalline centre. These elements embody contrasting energies - flowing momentum and internal, cell-like division - held in counterpoise.

October 1997