Naum Gabo

Opus Twelve

About this artwork

This is another impression of Opus Twelve, only this time in blue ink.Opus Twelve was preceded by a drawing and a plastic template. It was engraved into a piece of furniture wood. The circular ‘hole’ in the centre derives from the absent dowel which was once part of the wood.It closely relates to a sculpture,Granite Carving, made by Gabo in St Ives, England, in about 1940. There are forty-five recorded examples of this work.

Updated 2021

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Naum Gabo

Naum Gabo