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David Smith “power, structure, movement, progress, suspension, destruction and brutality”

David Smith Untitled (Candida), 1965 Stainless steel, 103 x 120 x 31 inches “Profoundly influenced by the welded sculptures of Julio González and of Picasso, Smith started devoting himself entirely to metal sculptures, constructing compositions from steel and “found” scrap … Continue reading

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David Smith “Spiritual minimalism”

“Possibly steel is so beautiful because of all the movement associated with it, its strength and functions…I am slightly pleased when I see rust on stainless material…possibly it states philosophically that stainless is not wholly pure and has a susceptability, … Continue reading

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