July 8, 2009

scale and proportion: tony smith die



tony smith - die 1962/1968
steel, 72 x 72 x 72
photo copyright museum of modern art


interviewer: why didn't you make it larger so that it would loom over the observer?
tony smith: I was not making a monument.
interviewer: then why didn't you make it smaller, so that the observer could see over the top?
tony smith: I was not making an object.




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