Naum Gabo Kinetic Fountain by Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital

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Birth name Naum Neemia Pevsner Born 5 August 1890(1890-08-05) in Bryansk Russia Died 23 August 1977(1977-08-23) (aged 87)

As the fountain is working this sculpture rotates slowly and gracefully, and is very calming to watch.

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Comments (7)

Nick Weall on December 27, 2009

Nice angle on an old friend dearest LGM ~ Bravo and warmest wishes to you ~ Ciao nick

Amelia Royan on December 28, 2009

It really is a very photogenic structure this fountain dear Nick! And of course, it is only just down the road from this :))))

Faintlightofdawn on December 29, 2009

Lovely scene Amelia, on your advice, I took a shot from the same spot at night, but it was not lit, so it wasn't good enough for here! It's a super fountain ~ Best wishes, Fai

scml on December 30, 2009

Lovely setting....Amelia ;)

Gabor Retei on December 30, 2009

Great composition Amelia,

Cheers, Gabe

sonjabgd on January 5, 2010

Very nice fountain and good photo.Greetings,Sonja

Amelia Royan on March 3, 2011

Replies to comments from 14 months ago! Many apologies for the lateness

Hello Fai, Little Sandy, Gabe, Sonja and da Moose, many thanks for your praise. It is very restful to watch this fountain as it moves round slowly, and being just outside a hospital, I think many people sit in quiet contemplation here :)

Greetings, Amelia

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Photo taken in St Thomas' Hospital (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust), Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London SE1 7EH, UK

Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 27, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Amelia Royan
    • Taken on 2009/10/26 08:24:02
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 32.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash