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Alexis Smith 1949, US

Rank (2014): 2970 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 106

    Solo shows 20

    2013
    Alexis Smith - Slice Of Life - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
    Alexis Smith - Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Alexis Smith - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
    2011
    Works from the 1970s - Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2009
    Play It As It Lays, - Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Alexis Smith - Imitation of Life - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2004
    Alexis Smith - LUST/RUST/DUST - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    2003
    Alexis Smith : Living Dangerously - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2002
    Alexis Smith - David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
    Alexis Smith - Real World: Collage Works 1981-2002 - MODERNISM, San Francisco, CA
    2001
    Alexis Smith - An Embarrassment of Riches - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    1999
    Alexis Smith - Words to Live By - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1995
    Alexis Smith - Cherished Notions - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1992
    Alexis Smith - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    1990
    Alexis Smith - Eldorado (On the Road Part II) - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1988
    Alexis Smith - On The Road - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1985
    Alexis Smith - Jane - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1982
    Alexis Smith - Christmas Eve, 1943 - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Alexis Smith: Chinese Junk - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    1975
    Alexis Smith - Art Museum at U.C. Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

    Group shows 86

    2014
    Saying Yes to Everything - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
    Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    2013
    Under the Influence of Finance and Fashion:  Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation - Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
    State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
    Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    Letters From Los Angeles Part II: Identity & Self Identity Through Text in Art - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
    2012
    Game Room - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Beyond Bling: The Artist as Jeweler - Claire Oliver, New York City, NY
    Letters From Los Angeles - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
    October Surprise: The Dialogics of Dissent - Battle Born in the Battleground Swing State - VAST space projects, Henderson, NV
    Drawn - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2011
    Body Gesture - Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
    Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971 - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
    Doin’ It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman’s Building - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    The Feminine Canvas - Beacon Arts, Inglewood, CA
    Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Western and Native American Art from the Permanent Collection - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    2010
    S, M, L - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    On the Road - Artpace - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Works in Edition - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2009
    California Calling: Works from Santa Barbara Collections, 1948 - 2008 (Part II) - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Roy Dowell, William Leavitt, Alexis Smith - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Glue Paper Scissors - The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA
    Reading Standing Up - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2008
    WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Art for Wine - Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
    Art Since the 1960s: California Experiments - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Summer 2008 - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    LA - A Select Survey of Art from Las Angeles - CCAS - Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
    2007
    Sound Art Limo, Melbourne - AC Institute, New York City, NY
    WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
    Nineteen Going on Twenty: Recent Acquisitions from the Collection of the Contemporary Museum - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Sound Art Limo, NY - AC Institute, New York City, NY
    2006
    The Searchers - Whitebox Art Center, New York City, NY
    Los Angeles 1955-1985 The birth of an art capital - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    2005
    Artists In Residence At Pcc: A Twenty Year Retrospective - Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
    Art of Engagement - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
    Southern Exposure - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
    Pink - Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, CA
    100 Artists See God - Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
    2004
    100 Artists See God - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    Black and White - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    Summer Show - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    New Prints 2004/Spring: Selected by Barry Walker - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
    2003
    Sorcerer´s Apprentice and Past Lives - Two Installations by Alexis Smith & Amy Gerstler - University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
    Some Assembly Required - Collage Culture in Post-War America - Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
    Raid the Icebox - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2002
    Parallels and Intersections - Art/Women/California, 1950-2000 - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Roy Dowell, Daniel Mendel-Black, Alexis Smith - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2001
    Pay Attention…I Hope You Learned Your Lesson - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    Alexis Smith and Amy Gerstler - The Sorcerer's Apprentice - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
    Cross References: -Celebrating the Stuart Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
    SITE Santa Fe's Fourth International Biennial - SITElines, Santa Fe, NM
    Fourth International Biennial Exhibition: Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    Seeing or Believing - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Post-Modern Americans: A Selection - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    2000
    The Big G Stands for Goodness: Corita Kent’s 1960s Pop - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
    Library - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1998
    90069 - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1997
    Elusive Paradise - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    1996
    Tangles - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    1995
    25 Years: An Exhibition of Selected Works - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Untitled (Reading Room) - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Elvis + Marilyn: 2 X Immortal - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1994
    The Wonder Years, 1973-1983 - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1993
    Christian Marclay, Alexis Smith - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1991
    Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Twentieth-Century Collage - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1990
    Paradox Of Process: Collage And Assemblage In The Permanent Collection - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    1989
    Amy Gerstler and Alexis Smith: Past Lives - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    A Brave New World - Gallery Karsten Schubert, London
    1988
    Comic Iconoclasm - Cornerhouse, Manchester
    1987
    Alexis Smith/Joseph Cornell: Parallels - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
    1984
    International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1982
    The Americans: The Collage - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1981
    Words as Images - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1979
    Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    1978
    Three Generations: Studies in Collage - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1977
    American Narrative/Story Art: 1967–1977 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    X Biennale de Paris - Biennale de Paris, Paris
    1976
    Via Los Angeles Six Artists - Portland Art Center, Portland, OR
    1975
    Four Los Angeles Artists - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

    Dealer Directory 5

    USA
    Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
    Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
    MODERNISM, San Francisco, CA
    Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM

    Collections 9

    Poland
    ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
    USA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
    Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

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