Naum Gabo

Opus Twelve

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About this artwork

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, Cornwall, England, in about 1940.There are forty-five recorded examples of this work.

Published September 2021

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Naum Gabo

Naum Gabo