Artwork Details

  • Artist Rasheed Araeen
  • Title Disco Sailing
  • Date 1970-1973/2001
  • Medium 6 photographs, drawings and fibre glass disc
Disco Sailing 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.


Disco Sailing

Araeen, Rasheed

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