The earliest use of the term was in Naum Gabo
and Antoine Pevsner's constructivist Realistic Manifesto (1920), in which they called for a new 'Great Style' in which 'kinetic rhythms' would be used 'as the basic forms of our perception of real time'.
But it was Pousttchi's positioning of one of Russian Constructivist Naum Gabo
's delicate sculptures, Linear Structure in Space No.
Drawn from the work of watercolorist Raoul Dufy (Autumn), sculptor Naum Gabo
(Construct), portrait painter Han Holbein the Younger (Holbein) and the Precisionism movement (Precision) — among many others, Brentano's new contract textiles perform with eco-conscious finishing and contents.
Richard Cork has written a large, well-illustrated survey of the use of art in clinical settings and as a medium of personal survival, which begins in ancient Greece and ends with Naum Gabo
's Revolving Torsion fountain, outside St Thomas's Hospital in London.
Palmedo offers schematic historical contexts for Emery's modernist influences in the sculpture of Constantin Brancusi, Naum Gabo
, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Isamu Noguchi.
The layering of the glaze defines a pattern of stripes as controlled and refined as any relief by Ben Nicholson or Naum Gabo
. Here the simplicity and purity of Japanese tradition meets Modernist sensibility.
Formally, the sculptures are direct genetic descendants of modernism: homages to Naum Gabo
's constructivist nylon monofilament "Linear Construction in Space No.
There are small pieces by Naum Gabo
, Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson, while the next room confronts Henry Moore's Reclining Figure (1951) with Hepworth's Single Form (Memorial) (1961-62).
(4) Caught out by such inconsistencies, things can get quite messy: for example, Goodway dismisses my identification of Naum Gabo
as an anarchist by citing Martin Hammer and Christina Lodder's exhaustive monograph, Constructing Modernity: The Art and Career of Naum Gabo
, to the effect that Gabo was close friends with the 'Stalinist crystallographer' J.D.
Accompanying the plates are essays discussing his life and work, including the origins of his vision, his engagement with primitivism, his relationships with international figures (among them, Naum Gabo
, Alberto Giacometti, and Picasso), his founding of the Henry Moore Foundation, and his lasting influence.
One is Russian sculptor Naum Gabo
's Head No.2, a nearly 2mtall steel construction that looks as delicate as sugar-paper.
The isochronisme concept appears in the history of art, namely in the portraits of Picasso or the sculptures of Naum Gabo
, a Russian constructivist.