Cubi XII

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Cubi XII is an abstract sculpture by David Smith.[1]

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Cubi XII
ArtistDavid Smith
Dimensions278.1 cm × 120 cm × 66 cm (109+12 in × 49 in × 26 in)
LocationHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38.888333°N 77.023056°W / 38.888333; -77.023056
OwnerHirshhorn Museum

Constructed of stainless steel, completed on April 7 1963, it was purchased from his estate by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in 1968.[2][3] [4]

It is a part of the Cubi series.[5] He used the shiny finish to contrast with the landscape. The circular grind marks change in varying lighting conditions.[6]