David Smith (1906-1965)

American, 1906–1965

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Bio

Abstract Expressionist sculptor and painter David Smith worked as a riveter and welder at automotive factories before devoting himself to art. Interested in the painterly potential of sculpture, he built his works by welding together found objects, …

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
US$23.8m, Sotheby's, 2005
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