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5 Ciarcs by DAVID SMITH

DAVID SMITH

(AMERICAN, 1906 - 1965)

5 Ciarcs , 1963

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Materials:

stainless steel

Measurements:

153.23 in. (389.20 cm.) (height) by 65.24 in. (165.70 cm.) (width) by 24.49 in. (62.20 cm.) (depth)

Markings:

signed, titled and dated 'David Smith June 3 1963 5th Ciarcs' (on the base)

Exhibited:

Glens Falls, Hyde Collection, David Smith, June-July 1964. San Francisco Museum of Art, Focus on Collectors, September-October 1969. Stanford Art Gallery and Museum, on loan, 1969. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000-January 2001, pp. 12, 67, 252, 259-261 and 387, no. 279, pl. 8, figs. 71 and 74 (illustrated in color).

Literature:

D. Budnik and U. Mulas, "A Personal Portfolio," Art in America, vol. 54, no. 1, January-February 1966, p. 37 (illustrated). David Smith 1906-1965. A retrospective exhibition, exh. cat., Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1966, p. 82, no. 517. A. Frankenstein, "A Look at the New Art Shows," San Francisco Chronicle, 12 October 1969, p. 38. R. E. Krauss, The Sculpture of David Smith: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1977, p. 110, fig. 614 (illustrated). David Smith: Painter, Sculptor, Draftsman, exh. cat., Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1982, p. 18. David Smith in Italy, exh. cat., Milan, PradaMilanoarte, 1995, p. 27 (illustrated). C. Smith et al., The Fields of David Smith, New York, 1999, pp. 2 and 137 (illustrated). R. Bammer, "Thoroughly Modern Milieu," The Vacaville Reporter, 6 October 2000, p. 12D. A. Potts, The Sculptural Imagination: Figurative, Modernist, Minimalist, New Haven, 2000, p. 172 (illustrated). P. Rowlands, "Double Feature," Art News, vol. 99, no. 10, November 2000, p. 179. David Smith: The White Sculptures, exh. cat., New Windsor, Storm King Art Center, 2017, p. 87 (illustrated).

Provenance:

The artist Estate of the artist Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1968

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