A geometric, abstract style founded in the early twentieth century in Russia by Vladimir Tatlin.

Naum Gabo Spiral Theme 1941 The Work of Naum Gabo © Nina and Graham Williams

The movement reflected the machine age through its use of new technology and materials and applied its theories to architecture and design as well as fine art. Exiled artists such as Naum Gabo helped to spread the Constructivist ideas. ‘Constructionist’ and ‘constructed abstract art’ are also terms used to describe work relating to these ideas.


Naum Gabo
1890 - 1977
Lyubov Popova
1889 - 1924