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Naum Gabo
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Naum Gabo
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London

Naum Gabo
1890 - 1977
OPTICAL RELIEF
aluminium, Perspex, paint and stainless steel spring-wire on wood base
86.8 by 52 by 51.6 cm. 34 1/8 by 20 1/2 by 20 3/8 in.
Conceived in 1951 and executed in 1967
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Provenance

The Artist.

Annely Juda Fine Art, London.

Acquired from the above by the present owner. 

Exhibited

New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Gabo: Space and Kinetic Constructions, 1953 (no. 8).

Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Naum Gabo, 1968 (no. 10, p. 20).

Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum, Naum Gabo, 1971 (no. 16, p. 18).

Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Naum Gabo, 1971 (p. 31, no. 13).

Hannover, Kunstverein, Naum Gabo, 1971 (p. 21, no. 13,).

Grenoble, Musée de Peinture et de Sculpture, Naum Gabo, 1971 (no. 15). This exhibition later travelled to Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1971-72.

Lisbon, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Galerie de Exposições Temporárias, Naum Gabo, 1972 (p. 10, no. 14).

Muenster, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Reliefs: Formprobleme zwischen Malerei und Skulptur im 20. Jahrhundert, 1980 (p. 209, no. 122).

London, Annely Juda Fine Art, Naum Gabo 1890-1977 Centenary Exhibition, 1990 (illustrated, pp. 48- 49. p. 118).

New York, Pace Wildenstein Gallery, Naum Gabo: Pioneer of Abstract Sculpture, 1999 (illustrated, pp. 28-29).

Literature

Steven A. Nash and Jorn Merkert, Naum Gabo. Sixty Years of Constructivism. Including Catalogue Raisonné of the Constructions and Sculptures compiled by Colin Sanderson and Christina Lodder, Dallas and Munich, 1985 (illustrated, p. 125, no. 43; CR p. 241, no. 60).

Steven A. Nash & Jörn Merkert (eds.), Naum Gabo: Sixty Years of Constructivism, exh. cat., London, 1987 (p. 30, no. 54).

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London