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Kiki Smith

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Birthplace
Nuremberg, Germany

Birth year
1954

Lives in
New York City

Works in
New York City

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2014 TRIO
Galerie Lelong - Paris
 
Current Exhibitions and Events
Jun, 2014 New Now 2
DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
 
Jun, 2014 Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection
San Jose Museum of Art
 
May, 2014 'Path'
Galleria Continua - San Gimignano
 
May, 2014 Lens-Based Sculpture. The Transformation of Sculpture through Photography
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
 
Statement

Kiki Smith is an American artist classified as a feminist artist. Her Body Art is imbued with political significance, undermining the traditional erotic representations of women by male artists, and often exposes the inner biological systems of females as a metaphor for hidden social issues. Her work also often includes the theme of birth and regeneration, sustenance, and frequently has Catholic allusions.

Since 1980, Smith has produced a myriad of work in media such as sculpture, prints, installations and others that have been admired for having a highly developed, yet sometimes unsettling, sense of intimacy in her works’ timely political and social provocations. Smith has also created an extensive collection of self-portraits, nature-themed works, and many pieces that depict scenes from fairy-tales, often in unconventional ways.

You can read a JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART interview with the artist here.

 

Recent Exhibits

Kiki Smith participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2014 Joyride
Marlborough Broome Street
 
Jun, 2014 Modern and Contemporary Prints and Editions
McClain Gallery
 
Jun, 2014 this secret world that exists right there in public
RAMPA
 
May, 2014 'Path'
Galleria Continua - San Gimignano
 
May, 2014 Multiplicity
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
 
May, 2014 B / W
Timothy Taylor Gallery
 
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Galerie Lelong - Paris DAUM MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Marlborough Broome Street McClain Gallery
San Jose Museum of Art RAMPA
Galleria Continua - San Gimignano Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Timothy Taylor Gallery
The Lodge Gallery ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY
Pace Gallery - 510 W 25th Akademie der Künste - Hanseatenweg
Pace Gallery - 25th St. DODGE Gallery
Akron Art Museum LeRoy Neiman Gallery
Fabric Workshop and Museum Sikkema Jenkins & Co
Storefront for Art and Architecture Montclair Art Museum
University of New Mexico Art Museum Center for the Arts (Main Campus) Modernism Inc.
The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Pace Gallery - 57th St. The Contemporary Jewish Museum
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Torrance Shipman Gallery
SCAD Museum of Art Rockbund Art Museum
Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco Mary Ryan Gallery
The Jewish Museum Russell Bowman Art Advisory
de Young Museum ARKANSAS ART CENTER-MUSEUM OF ART
English Kills Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery
IPCNY International Print Center New York International Print Center New York
Steven Kasher Gallery Anton Kern Gallery
La Galerie Pfriem at SCAD Lacoste Gowanus Ballroom
Kentler International Drawing Space FLAG Art Foundation
Angles Gallery Larissa Goldston Gallery
WHITE SPACE BEIJING John Berggruen Gallery
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Law Building) David Nolan Gallery
Cheim & Read Roberts & Tilton
80 WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST GALLERIES The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pace Gallery 508 W. 25th The Center for Book Arts
La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
ISTANBUL MUSEUM OF MODERN ART William Shearburn Gallery
Visual Arts Gallery at the School of Visual Arts Stephen Wirtz Gallery
Madelyn Jordon Fine Art GALLERIA LORCAN O’NEILL
Shoshana Wayne Gallery Charlotte Jackson Fine Art (Railyard)
A.I.R. Gallery Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) Armand Bartos Fine Art
Faggionato Fine Art New Museum
The Henry Art Gallery Aspen Art Museum
Brooklyn Museum of Art ZieherSmith Inc.
OUAG - Oakland University Art Gallery Leila Heller Gallery - Chelsea
Girls' Club Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts
SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art galerie du jour agnès b.
Haunch of Venison D'Amelio Terras
Lower East Side Printshop, Inc. Tina Kim Gallery
ANGEL ORENSANZ FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS Sunshine International Art Museum
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Galerie Lelong
Union Square Park Santa Monica Museum of Art
Jim Kempner Fine Art
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