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Tony Smith (1912-1980)
For J.C.
bronze, cold black chemical conversion finish and tinted incralac
80 x 80 x 57 in. (203.2 x 203.2 x 144.7 cm.)
Executed in 1969. This work is number one from an edition of six.
Provenance
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
L. Lippard, Tony Smith: Talk about Sculpture, April 1971, vol. 70, no. 2, pp 48, 68-72.
L. Lippard, Tony Smith, New York and London, 1972, no. 62, p. 81 (another work from the edition illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970 Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Sculpture, December 1970-February 1971, p. 56 (another work from the edition exhibited and illustrated).
Newark Museum; Montclair Art Museum; The Art Museum of Princeton University and Trenton, New Jersey State Museum, Nine Sculptures by Tony Smith, October 1970-April 1971 (another work from the edition exhibited and illustrated).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Tony Smith: Recent Sculpture, March-April 1971, p. 24 (another work from the edition exhibited and illustrated).
Cambridge, Bakalar Sculpture gallery, Lis Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tony Smith: The Shape of Space, January-April 1987 (another work from the edition exhibited). Madrid, Torre Picasso; Biboa, Sala Rekalde; Nice, Villa Arson; Geneva, Musée d'Art Moderne; Saint etienne, Musée d'Art Moderne and Humlbaek, Louisiana Museum, For...Series, June 1992-January 1996 (another work from the edition exhibited and illustrated).

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