Naum Gabo’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

August 5, 1890

Death Date

August 23, 1977

Age of Death

87 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Waterbury, Connecticut, United States



The sculptor Naum Gabo died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Sculptor of abstract and kinetic art whose work has been displayed across Europe. He made a metal sculpture located in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

He studied engineering in college, which directed him towards becoming a sculptor.

He taught at the prestigious Bauhaus school in 1928.

He lived in Connecticut with his wife and daughter until his death.

Hewas mentored and inspired by artist Wassily Kandinsky.

How did Naum Gabo die?

Naum Gabo, the Russian‐born sculptor who pioneered the Constructivist moveb ent in art, died of cancer yesterday in Waterbury (Conn.) Hospital. He was 87 years old and had been an American citizen since 1952.