David Smith, painter, sculptor, draftsman

by Edward F. Fry

Publisher: G. Braziller, Publisher: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution in New York, Washington, D.C

Written in English
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  • Smith, David, 1906-1965 -- Exhibitions.

Edition Notes

StatementEdward F. Fry and Miranda McClintic.
ContributionsSmith, David, 1906-1965., McClintic, Miranda., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden., San Antonio Museum of Art.
LC ClassificationsN6537.S616 A4 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3495449M
ISBN 100807610569, 0807610577
LC Control Number82015446

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David Smith, in full David Roland Smith, (born March 9,Decatur, Indiana, U.S.—diedAlbany, New York), American sculptor whose pioneering welded metal sculpture and massive painted geometric forms made him the most original American sculptor.

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Began his career as a painter. Studied at Art Students League. Was one of the first sculptors to develop a uniquely American abstract style. Worked in monumental style, incorporating painted metal and welding techniques into his work. Smith died in an automobile accident in May David Smith, bornstudied art as an undergraduate at Goddard College in Plainfield, VT and ceramics, painting and book illustration in its Adult Degree Program.

He has worked with children making public art, been a scenic designer and painter in Philadelphia, a graphic designer in New York City and Vermont, and an architectural and.

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Resume/Galleries. Press Reviews. Contact/Mailing list. Home. Abstract Expressionist sculptor and painter David Smith worked as a riveter and welder at automotive factories before devoting himself to art. Interested in the painterly potential of sculpture, he built his works by welding together found objects, machine parts, and forged metal.

In Australia, David Smith combines metal scraps and agricultural tool parts to create an open, energetic composition of lines. Smith primarily made sculpture, but he was trained as a painter and worked in the same circles as many of the Abstract Expressionists.

Smith relies on line to create what he called a “ drawing in space.”. No products in the cart. Home; Portfolio; Blog; Workshops; About; Movies; Victorian Era; © Copyright David Adrian Smith All material property of David Adrian Smith. David Smith left home at sixteen and worked as a welder and riveter in an automobile plant.

In he moved to New York and studied at the Art Students League. He started making three-dimensional works a few years later, inspired by the welded metal sculptures of Pablo Picasso and Julio González.

David Adrian Smith MBE (born ) is a British designer, glass embosser, gilder and signwriting artist based in Torquay, Devon (United Kingdom) He started his own sign writing company in and after 13 years sold the business in to concentrate more on hand crafted lettering and glass gilding.

Smith arrived in New York in and enrolled in classes at the Art Students League. He began making prints soon after, creating linoleum cuts of street scenes and landscapes. His exposure to African sculpture and to the art of the European avant-garde had an impact on his work, as seen in a series of Surrealist-inspired etchings of the s.

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His act in art is an act of personal conviction and identity. (David Smith). Since the artist must make a print, these are more difficult to distinguish from reproductions.

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Ogden visited Smith’s home and studio at Bolton Landing, New York, intwo years after the artist’s death. Smith was a revolutionary sculptor, operating in America from the early s, initially establishing his workshop in the Brooklyn Navy Pier in New York in At the time most sculptors used a bronze foundry, a marble quarry or a conventional studio and by so doing Smith fundamentally recast the artist’s role and persona.

Roland David Smith (March 9, – ) was an American abstract expressionist sculptor and painter, best known for creating large steel abstract geometric sculptures. Roland David Smith was born on March 9, in Decatur, Indiana and moved to Paulding, Ohio in.

David Smith: The White Sculptures, will be accompanied by a fully illustrated publication, as well as a video that documents Smith’s career and the history of Storm King’s involvement with David Smith’s work. About David Smith David Smith was an American sculptor, painter, draftsman.Knowing the lineage of ownership and exhibition history can add to the value of your artwork.

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