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Naum Gabo: Of Divers Arts (1962)

Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Naum Gabo
Format: hardback
Edition: First UK Edition
Year published: 1962
Publisher: Faber
Total Pages: 205
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated in black and white

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A leading exponent of the modern art movement known as Constructivism, Russian-born Naum Gabo was one of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century—an artist, designer, and theorist whose work changed the course of modern art. Of Divers Arts is Gabo’s beautifully written personal account of his development and growing into consciousness as an artist and his constant search for new techniques of communication. Throughout, he reflects on the relationship between art and science and reveals the many important influences on his work, especially the natural world, Russian religious and folk art, and the work of the artist Mikhail Vrubel. The result is a remarkable autobiographical account of a major modern artist. Condition: no dust-jacket. Boards a little rubbed to extremities. Light tanning to endpapers. Cracking to guttering between pages 174 and 175. Some light cockling, otherwise very good.

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