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Installation view of "Tony Smith," currently on view at Matthew Marks Gallery. ©ESTATE OF TONY SMITH/ARTIST RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

‘I Find the Art World Very Oppressive’: Tony Smith’s 1971 Q&A With Lucy R. Lippard

Tony Smith was something of a Renaissance man. Best known for his steel sculptures (he preferred the word “presences”), the New Jersey-born artist also dabbled in architecture, painting, and art criticism. Today, he is remembered most for Die (1962), a … Read More

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Jackson’s Other Actions: Pollock’s Sculptures Resurface

Carvings, castings, and other sculptural objects created by Jackson Pollock are turning up in New York galleries—raising intriguing questions about how they relate to his paintings, and why they’ve been under the radar for so long Read More