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date: 25 May 2020

Smith, David (1906–65) American sculptor, painter, and draughtsman. 

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

He was one of the most original and influential American artists of his generation and is widely considered the outstanding American sculptor of the 20th century. He is almost certainly the most inventive. His work reveals a constant outpouring of ideas, any one of which would provide a ‘signature style’ to sustain the career of a lesser artist. Born in Decatur, Indiana, he began studying art at Ohio University in ... ...

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