Naum Gabo was a prominent Russian sculptor born on the 5th of August 1890.  He was a pioneer of kinetic art and played a big part in the Constructivism movement. Gabo studied medicine, natural science and engineering at Munich University. After transferring in 1912 to an engineering school in Munich, he discovered abstract art.  His engineering career was key to the development of his sculptural work.

 

 

Construction in Space with Crystalline Centre 1938 -1940

Linear Construction No 2 – 1970 -1971

 

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