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Cubi XVIII

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This work by Smith, considered by many to be the greatest American sculptor of the 20th century, is from a series of twenty-eight related works called Cubi that were begun in 1963 and remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1965. Cubes and cylinders of burnished steel seem precariously...

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Signed

Signed and dated "David Smith 2-14-64"

Provenance

The artist; to Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine, Boston; to MFA, Boston, 1968.

Credit Line

Gift of Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine

Copyright

Art © Est. David Smith/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

1964

Dimensions

294 x 152.4 x 55.2 cm (115 3/4 x 60 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

68.280

Medium or Technique

Polished stainless steel

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture