Josh Smith

Untitled (Chicago Collage)

Lot Closed

December 14, 09:08 PM GMT


14,000 - 16,000 USD

Lot Details


Josh Smith

b. 1976

Untitled (Chicago Collage)

Executed in 2006

mixed media on panel

60 by 48 in. (152.4 by 121.9 cm.)

Collection of Marilyn and Larry Fields, Chicago

Josh Smith is a painter whose work brings together methods of collage, sculpture, and printmaking. He is known for his abstract monochromes and pieces incorporating his name. Smith’s work engages in a celebratory and prolific process of experimentation and refinement, upending the conventions of painting while simultaneously commanding a deep awareness of its history.

Recent solo exhibitions of Smith’s work include those at David Zwirner Gallery, New York; the New Museum, New York; and the Centre Pompidou, Paris. His work has been included in exhibitions at The Broad, Los Angeles; the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

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