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Model for 'Rotating Fountain'
© the artist's estate / Tate Images. Photo credit: Tate

Model for 'Rotating Fountain' 1925

Naum Gabo (1890–1977)

Tate

A movement that originated in Russia c.1914, it dominated art there after the 1917 Revolution and spread to the West in the 1920s. It was characterized by its abstraction and its use of industrial materials such as glass, plastic, and standardized metal parts.

Text source: The Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art Terms (2nd Edition) by Michael Clarke


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