The Fields of David Smith
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The Fields of David Smith

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David Smith strove to create works of art that could be viewed "without reverence or awe" because they were, in his words, "natural...statements of peaceful pursuit." Intrinsic to this hope was his conviction that sculpture belongs in the elements, with sky and earth as its visible reference points.The Fields of David Smith celebrates a three-year exhibition in the expansi...more
Hardcover, 143 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Thames & Hudson
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Andy Shuping
When I buy art books the written content is secondary to the photographs of the artwork that are in the book. For me, I have to have clear pictures that accurately capture details and colors of the work. And this book definitely meets that standard for me. The images are sharp and crystal clear, accurately capturing David's sculptures from the tiniest welds to the full piece in all of its beauty. The essays are also fantastic, especially since they have one from David's daughter. I highly recomm...more
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