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Pevsner, Naum Neemia (Gabo, Naum)

Born: 1890 AD
Died: 1977 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Sculptor


1890 - Born on August 5th in Bryansk, Russia. Russian-born American abstract sculptor.

1920 - Gabo and his brother Antoine Pevsner published their ideas in the Realist Manifesto.

         - He taught at the Bauhaus school of design in Germany.

1942 - He often used transparent plastics in works that attempt to define space rather than occupy it, as in Linear Construction.

1953-1954 - Professor at Graduate School of Architecture, Harvard University.

1977 - Died on August 23rd in Waterbury, Connecticut.


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