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  1. Mar 9, 2012 · 1 of 5. Summary of David Smith. Among the greatest American sculptors of the 20 th century, David Smith was the first to work with welded metal. He wove a rich mythology around this rugged work, often talking of the formative experiences he had in his youth while working in a car body workshop.

    • American
    • March 9, 1906
    • Decatur, Indiana
    • May 23, 1965
  2. He went on to a distinguished career as an art teacher himself, which included 14 years at the Chelsea School of Art, from where he retired as a senior lecturer in 1979, and a swan-song as a much-revered teacher of etching at the Camden Arts Centre (he had been elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1951).

  3. Excerpt from David Smith, Bolton Landing. 8mm film by Robert Murray. 1965. The Estate of David Smith announces the publication of David Smith Sculpture: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1932–1965 . David Smith inspecting Voltri-Bolton V and Voltri-Bolton I with an assistant in Bolton Landing, New York, 1962.

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  5. Roland David Smith (March 9, 1906 – May 23, 1965) was an influential and innovative American abstract expressionist sculptor and painter, widely known for creating large steel abstract geometric sculptures.

  6. Smith sold well in Japan, where he painted all the major harbours. He was official artist to the British Antarctic Survey, 1975–6, with a second voyage in 1979–80. In 1982–4 he was invited by Trinity House to record the lighthouses of England and Wales.

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  7. Song of the Landscape. David Smith was the sculptor most closely associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement. While in college, he worked one summer as a welder at an automobile factory, where his understanding and love for industrial materials and techniques took root.

  8. Profile. Artworks. Exhibitions. Galleries. Magazine. Art Fairs. David Smith Biography. American artist David Smith was an abstract expressionist sculptor and painter best known for his welded and painted metal sculptures made from stacked geometrical forms. Read More. Early Years.

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