Artwork Details

  • Artist Rasheed Araeen
  • Title Dancing bodies (Hula Hoop Series)
  • Date 1959-1961
  • Medium Crayon, black and coloured ink on paper
Dancing bodies (Hula Hoop Series) Image


Trained as a civil engineer, Araeen is best known for his formal, geometric sculptures often created from simple, sometimes industrial materials. Eschewing traditional sculptural hierarchies and compositional concerns, Araeen’s works are informed by his social and political convictions.


Dancing bodies (Hula Hoop Series)

Araeen, Rasheed

Known for his formal geometric sculptures made from simple materials, Rasheed Araeen is widely considered to be an early pioneer of minimalism.