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Maker(s):Gabo, Naum
Culture:American, born in Russia (1890-1977)
Title:Opus 6
Date Made:1955-1956; published 1981
Materials:Monoprint from wood engraving on handmade Penhurst paper
Measurements:Sheet: 19 5/8 x 16 7/8 in.; 49.9 x 42.9 cm; Block: 15 x 13 in.; 38.1 x 33.0 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Opus 6
Accession Number:  AC 2001.554.6
Credit Line:Gift of Thomas P. Whitney (Class of 1937)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

From Portfolio of Twelve Monoprinted Wood Engravings

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This print relates to a sculpture, "U.S. Rubber Company Bas-Relief" of 1956. There has been much speculation about which came first, but it seems most likely that the print is derived from drawings made in preparation for the sculpture.

abstract; geometry; sculpture; shape

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