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The National Gallery of Art Collection

David Smith: American Sculptor (#121)

David Smith was one of America's most important sculptors of the twentieth century. Smith's ideas about art and his methods are revealed in archival footage of the artist, through reminiscences of the sculptor by his daughters, and by fellow artists Helen Frankenthaler and the late Robert Motherwell. The film also takes the viewer to Bolton Landing in upstate New York where Smith had his studio. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: If you can't take your students to the NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART in Washington D.C., IPTV will bring it to you. Meet national standards in the visual arts for K-12 students, with a wide variety of artists, subjects, techniques and styles.

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