Kimo
© Trustees of the Paolozzi Foundation, Licensed by DACS 2006

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Kimo 1967
  • Scottish Art
With its base a half-section cylinder supporting a concave-convex vertical screen, 'Kimo' consists of a complex interplay of forms. The highly polished surface picks up and reflects the surroundings, distorting light and images. In contrast to earlier work, here Paolozzi pays respect to the extreme finish of sculpture from modernist times, eliminating traces of manufacture and notions of craftsmanship.

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Modernism

A general term used to describe the various movements in art from the late 19th century to the 1960s, encompassing a broad range of styles.

Modernism

Details

  • Acc. No. GMA 4066
  • Medium Chrome-plated steel
  • Size 36.70 x 33.30 x 20.50 cm
  • Credit Bequeathed by Gabrielle Keiller 1995