Saturday, January 22, 2011

David Smith, "Lunar Arcs on One Leg"

Perusing I came across this picture of David Smith's "Lunar Arcs on Two Legs." I liked it and went searching for other images. It seems that this is far from the most popular of David Smith's works, since it doesn't show up within the first 10 pages of Google images under "David Smith Sculptor." So I spent a few minutes looking at pictures of Smith's other work, which I find pleasingly whimsical:

I have to say, though, that while these other works are clever and amusing, nothing else I saw strikes me like "Lunar Arcs" did. This work is not clever or amusing, but beautiful, and that is what touches my soul:

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