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Tony Smith: Distilled Expression
Tony Smith: Distilled Expression, 10 September25 October 2002, London
Timothy Taylor Gallery is proud to present a solo show of sculpture and painting by Tony Smith, architect, sculptor, painter and theoretician, and one of the most original and influential figures in American art.

Timed to coincide with the Barnett Newman retrospective at Tate Modern, this show will highlight the parallel concerns between Smith and Newman. While Smith’s influence on Minimalism is well-known, Smith was actually part of the older, Abstract Expressionism generation and joined them in his pursuit of the sublime without reference to the real world. Born in New Jersey in 1912, the same year as Jackson Pollock, Smith counted Pollock, Clyfford Still and Mark Rothko as close friends, and was particularly close to Barnett Newman.
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Tony Smith: Distilled Expression – Timothy Taylor