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Mark di Suvero

American, b. 1933

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Mark di Suvero

American, b. 1933

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Working in the tradition of David Smith and Alexander Calder, Abstract sculptor Mark di Suvero builds colorful and monumental outdoor sculptures. His works incorporate steel, wood, railroad ties, scrap metal, moving or swinging parts, and, most characteristically, industrial I-beams. Using a masterful welding technique to work on all of his sculptures himself, di Suvero integrates found objects and cast-off industrial materials into bold, expressive compositions. His practice is seen by many as a close approximation of the Abstract Expressionist concerns with material, gesture, and form typically found in painting.

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), and 1 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Artforum, and 2 more
Biography

Working in the tradition of David Smith and Alexander Calder, Abstract sculptor Mark di Suvero builds colorful and monumental outdoor sculptures. His works incorporate steel, wood, railroad ties, scrap metal, moving or swinging parts, and, most characteristically, industrial I-beams. Using a masterful welding technique to work on all of his sculptures himself, di Suvero integrates found objects and cast-off industrial materials into bold, expressive compositions. His practice is seen by many as a close approximation of the Abstract Expressionist concerns with material, gesture, and form typically found in painting.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
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20 Abstract Expressionists Who Didn’t Just Paint
Nov 10th, 2016
20 Abstract Expressionists Who Didn’t Just Paint
How Mark di Suvero’s Infectious, Art-Into-Life Sculptures and Drawings Stimulate the Mind and Body
Aug 7th, 2014
How Mark di Suvero’s Infectious, Art-Into-Life Sculptures and Drawings Stimulate the Mind and Body
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