Tate Etc. Issue 48: Barbara Kasten on Naum Gabo


“Materiality occupied an important role in Gabo’s art too. He used unorthodox art materials that often related to commercial production, such as sheet metal, glass and plastics. With the same motivation in mind, I have used industrial materials marked by scratches and abrasions, the evidence of their human use a depiction of time. The constructions that I make for the camera allow ambiguities of space to manifest in the resulting photographs.”

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