Naum Gabo at Tate St Ives


Tim Marlow, director and CEO of London's Design Museum, chooses the best exhibitions to see this month, presented by Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Naum Gabo

Tate St. Ives, Cornwall
25 January–3 May

Naum Gabo, Construction in Space with Crystalline Centre 1938–40, The Work of Naum Gabo © Nina & Graham Williams / Tate, 2019.

Tate St. Ives is presenting an extensive show of the works of celebrated Russian constructivist sculptor and painter, Naum Gabo. The exhibition will mark the centenary of the Realistic Manifesto 1920, a set of artistic principles set out by the artist and his brother to usher in a new style declaring that modern art ought to engage with and reflect the modern age.

Now, 2020 will see the first large-scale exhibition of his work in the UK in over 30 years. The gallery will bring together a diverse mix of sculptures, paintings, drawings and architecture in a presentation sure to introduce visitors to this complex and avant-garde artist.

Naum Gabo opens at Tate St. Ives in Cornwall on 25 January and runs until 3 May .

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