KIKI SMITH (UNITED STATES)




Born in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1954, Kiki Smith has been living in New York since 1976.

Her sculpture, drawings, prints and photographs have been exhibited widely throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe and her work is included in several major public collections including the Corcoran Museum of Art (Washington, D.C.), the Israel Museum (Jerusalem), the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), and the Tate Gallery (London).

In Montréal she is represented by Galerie René Blouin.

   Artistic Approach

Kiki Smith, Lying with the Wolf and Wearing the Skin, 2001
Ink and pencil on paper
183.5 cm x 223.5 cm

"For Kiki Smith, human and animal bodies are the subject of an impetus and compelling examination of self and nature.

Using materials ranging from bronze to papier-mache, she creates sculptures and other works that reflect a personal approach to the public debate over identity and gender issues."

( National Museum of Women in the Arts)

She is integral to the 'Return to the body' movement of the late 1980s, an artistic practice that responded to the prevailing rationality of Minimalism and Conceptual art.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARTISTS


VISUAL ARTS

  David Blatherwick

  Cai Guo-Qiang

  Casagrande
     & Rintala


  Colette

  Marcel Dzama

  Graham Gillmore

  Betty Goodwin

  Angela Grauerholz

  Daniel Guzman

  Mathew Hale

  Anton Henning

  Cisco Jiménez

  Koganezawa
     Takehito


  Lux Lindner

  Corinne Marchetti

  Jorge Luis Marrero

  François Morelli

  Claudia & Julia Müller

  Alain Paiement

  Bruno Peinado

  Ed Pien

  Jean-François Prost

  John Scott

  Kiki Smith

  Siphay Southidara

  Barthélémy Toguo

  Torolab (Raúl &
     Marcela Cárdenas)


  Pablo Vargas-Lugo

  Vedovamazzei
  (S. Scala & S. Crispino)


  Jean-Luc Verna

  Fabien Verschaere



LIGHT
INSTALLATION

  Michel Iorio



PERFORMANCE

  Cees Krijnen



 

 

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