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Tony Smith

(American, 1912-1980)

Painted steel

Overall: 335.2 x 899.1 x 1036.3 cm (131 15/16 x 354 x 408 in.)

Gift of the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company 2001.256


Considered a forerunner of minimalism, Smith created monumental sculptures in geometric forms often inspired by nature. Source possesses a balance between mass and volume, creating a playful energy that spills over into the public space.

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