Artwork Details

  • Artist Rasheed Araeen
  • Title Sculpture No. 1 (version II)
  • Date 1965 (2014)
  • Medium Steel and metallic paint, 4 pieces
  • Dimensions 30.5 x 30.5 x 183 cm each
  • Credit Reproduced by Sharjah Art Foundation, 2014
Sculpture No. 1 (version II) 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.


Sculpture No. 1 (version II)

Araeen, Rasheed

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