January 21, 2014

1963: David Smith @ Art Institute of Chicago

Above:  David Smith, "Cubi VII" at left; Alexander Calder, "Flying Dragon" at right.
David Smith
"Cubi VII"
Stainless steel, welded and ground
The Art Institute of Chicago's North Garden
Michigan Avenue, south of Monroe Street
Chicago, IL


In the foreground of the image above, an artwork, "Cubi VII," 1963, by one of the most important American sculptors of the post-war era, David Smith (1906-1965), is shown in The Art Institute of Chicago's North Garden; in the background, "Flying Dragon," 1975, by Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is visible.

Image (1) September 20, 2006;
Copyright Paul E. Germanos.

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