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Alexis Smith 1949, US

Rank (2016): 3456 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 118

    Ongoing solo exhibitions 1

    until 27 Aug 2016
    Alexis Smith - The Sorcerer's Apprentice - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

    Solo shows 22

    2015
    Alexis Smith - Garth Greenan Gallery, New York City, NY
    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 - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, 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 - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, 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 - University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
    1974
    Alexis Smith - Every front has back and little things tell big story - Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Group shows 96

    2014
    Saying Yes to Everything - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
    The Avant-Garde Collection - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Time Capsule: Recently Acquired Works From The 1970S And 1980S - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books - 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 - 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 - UCLA 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
    Postcards From the Edge. 14th annual - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
    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
    The Feminine Canvas - Beacon Arts, Inglewood, CA
    Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Doin’ It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman’s Building - Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
    Western and Native American Art from the Permanent Collection - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    2010
    S, M, L - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, 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 - Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State Univer, 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 - Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, VIC
    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 - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
    WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Sound Art Limo, NY - Armory International Art Fair (Piers), New York City, NY
    2006
    The Searchers - White Box, 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, 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 - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
    Black and White - Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, 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
    100 Artists See God - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    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 - The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, 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 - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, 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
    Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    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 - 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
    1992
    Songs of innocence, songs of experience - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    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
    1986
    Individuals : A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945-1986 - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    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
    Humor in art - Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA), Los Angeles, CA
    Words as Images - The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL
    Whitney Biennial 1981 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1979
    Whitney Biennial 1979 - Whitney Museum of American Art, 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
    Whitney Biennial 1975 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

    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 11

    Poland
    ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
    Switzerland
    UBS Art Collection, Zurich
    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
    Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    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
    Last update: 28 Jun 2016

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