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dc.coverage.temporalcreation date: 1964en_US
dc.creatorSmith, Daviden_US
dc.date1964en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-01-30T20:15:27Z
dc.date.available2008-01-30T20:15:27Z
dc.date.issued1964en_US
dc.identifier113632en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/24061en_US
dc.descriptionThe twenty-eight 'Cubi' sculptures were the last series made by Smith before his death in 1965. They are composed of simple geometric shapes and relate, as the name suggests, to Cubist painting and sculpture. In 'Cubi XIX', and a number of related pieces, the forms on the cross beam are arranged rather like a still life, though elevated by the vertical beam. Smith intended the 'Cubi' works to be shown outside, so that the burnishing of the stainless steel would reflect changes in lighting conditions. The geometric forms were softened by this response to the environment as Smith anticipated in a note on a sketch: 'polished - like I feel if I make square clouds'.en_US
dc.descriptionfull viewen_US
dc.format.extent2864 x 1480 x 1016 cm (1127.56 x 582.68 x 400 inches)en_US
dc.format.mediumstainless steelen_US
dc.relation.ispartof132186en_US
dc.subjectCubesen_US
dc.subjectAbstract expressionismen_US
dc.subjectSculpture, American --20th centuryen_US
dc.subjectArt, Modern --20th centuryen_US
dc.titleCubi XIXen_US
dc.typeImageen_US
dc.rights.accessAll rights reserveden_US
dc.publisher.institutionRepository: Tate Modern (London, England)en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueweldingen_US
vra.worktypeSculptureen_US
dc.contributor.displaysculptor: David Smith (American, 1906-1965)en_US


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