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Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith

The American Way

By (author) Anthony Graham
By (author) Cecile Whiting
By (author) Elliott Hundley

$49.95

Publishing 9th Nov 2022
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  • First comprehensive monograph on the artist in over 30 years, making it the definitive book on the artist’s full career.
  • Features previously unpublished works and new scholarship
  • Published to accompany a major retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, 1 October 2022-26 February 2023
Full Description

This fully illustrated catalogue is the first comprehensive monograph on Alexis Smith in 30 years and presents the full range of the artist’s dynamic output, from her intimate artist books and collages to large wall paintings and installations. Providing new insights into Smith’s work, this volume connects the themes that have persisted throughout the artist’s career, from her exploration of identity and self-invention to her preoccupation with stereotypes and clichés in film and literature. This publication will introduce Smith’s expansive body of work to a new generation of viewers. Situated alongside movements of conceptual and pop art and shaped by the feminist movements of the 1970s, Smith’s singular career expands our understanding of American art and provokes us to think critically on the culture we share.

Published to accompany a major retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, 1 October 2022-26 February 2023

About the Author

Anthony Graham is Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Cecile Whiting is Chancellor’s Professor of Art History at the University of California, Irvine. Elliott Hundley is an artist based in Los Angeles.

Specifications
Publisher
Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
ISBN
9781785514296
Publish date
9th Nov 2022
Binding
Hardback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
9.02 in x 10 in
Pages
240 Pages
Illustrations
200 color
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