- Artist Rasheed Araeen
- Title Disco Sailing
- Date 1970-1973/2001
- Medium 6 photographs, drawings and fibre glass disc
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.
Known for his formal geometric sculptures made from simple materials, Rasheed Araeen is widely considered to be an early pioneer of minimalism.
Rasheed Araeen: Before And After Minimalism presents sculptures, paintings and drawings created during the more- than 50 years career of this influential Pakistani- born British artist.