Roland David Smith- the sculptor who drew with metal 1906-65
National Gallery of Art 在 Permanent Collection 相簿中新增了 1 張相片。2015
“The metal itself possesses little art history. What associations it possesses are those of this century: power, structure, movement, progress, suspension, brutality.”—David Smith on his preferred medium, welded steel
David Smith (who was born on this day in 1906) worked as a welder in a car factory as a young man. Later, he emerged as a sculptor within the context of the New York School in the 1940s and 1950s, and applied his industrial skills to his art-making practice.
MoMA | The Collection | David Smith (American, 1906–1965)
American sculptor, painter and draughtsman. Virtually untrained as a sculptor, David Smithliked to say that he 'belonged' with painters. His art training began ...
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Feb 17, 2013 - Today we're going to bring you a story about one of the perhaps lesser known – though no less important - artists in the series, David Smith.
Roland David Smith was an American Abstract Expressionist sculptor and painter, best known for creating large steel abstract geometric sculptures. Wikipedia
Born: March 9, 1906, Decatur, Indiana, United States
Died: May 23, 1965, South Shaftsbury, Vermont, United States
Education: Art Students League of New York (1927–1932),University of Notre Dame, Ohio University
Periods: Modernism, Modern art, Abstract expressionism
Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
"If you ask why I make sculpture, I must answer that it is my way of life, my balance, and my justification for being."—David Smith
David Smith was born on this day in 1906, widely considered the greatest sculptor of his generation. In 2006, the Guggenheim presented "David Smith: A Centennial" http://gu.gg/K6rcB