Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith (b. 1954, Nuremberg, Germany) is an artist of international recognition whose career has spanned over three decades. She is a leading figure among artists addressing the human condition, the body, and the realms of spirituality and nature in work spanning mediums from sculpture and printmaking to installation and textiles.

Smith’s many accolades include, most recently, the U.S. State Department Medal of Arts given by Hillary Clinton (2012), Theo Westenberger Women of Excellence Award (2010); Nelson A. Rockefeller Award, Purchase College School of the Arts (2010); Women in the Arts Award, Brooklyn Museum (2009) and the 50th Edward MacDowell Medal (2009), among many others. Smith was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York in 2005. In 2006 TIME Magazine named her one of the “TIME 100: The People Who Shape Our World.”

Kiki Smith lives and works in New York City. She has been represented by Pace Gallery since 1994.

Images
, 2010. bronze with gold leaf, 44-1/2" x 54" x 2-1/2" (113 cm x 137.2 cm x 6.4 cm).
Wolf with Birds III, 2010. bronze with gold leaf, 44-1/2" x 54" x 2-1/2" (113 cm x 137.2 cm x 6.4 cm).
, 2007-2008. ink on Nepal paper with glass glitter, lithographic crayon and silk tissue;oil paint on mouth-blown clear antique glass with white and yellow gold leaf, two works on Nepal paper, 73-1/2" x 85-1/2" (186.7 cm x 217.2 cm) and 75" x 86" (190.5 cm x 218.4 cm)three glass panels, 23-5/8" x 19-3/4" (60 cm x 50.2 cm) each.
Her Bouquet, 2007-2008. ink on Nepal paper with glass glitter, lithographic crayon and silk tissue;oil paint on mouth-blown clear antique glass with white and yellow gold leaf, two works on Nepal paper, 73-1/2" x 85-1/2" (186.7 cm x 217.2 cm) and 75" x 86" (190.5 cm x 218.4 cm)three glass panels, 23-5/8" x 19-3/4" (60 cm x 50.2 cm) each.
, 2009. bronze, overall installation dimensions variable30-1/2" x 13" x 42" (77.5 cm x 33 cm x 106.7 cm), standing sheep22-1/2" x 40" x 15" (57.2 cm x 101.6 cm x 38.1 cm), resting sheep34" x 82" x 39" (86.4 cm x 208.3 cm x 99.1 cm), woman with sheep17-3/4" x 84" .
Women with Sheep (Three Women, Three Sheep), 2009. bronze, overall installation dimensions variable30-1/2" x 13" x 42" (77.5 cm x 33 cm x 106.7 cm), standing sheep22-1/2" x 40" x 15" (57.2 cm x 101.6 cm x 38.1 cm), resting sheep34" x 82" x 39" (86.4 cm x 208.3 cm x 99.1 cm), woman with sheep17-3/4" x 84" .
, 2010. ink on Nepal paper with glitter, silver and gold leaf, 59-3/8" x 28-1/4" (150.8 cm x 71.8 cm).
We See Each Other, 2010. ink on Nepal paper with glitter, silver and gold leaf, 59-3/8" x 28-1/4" (150.8 cm x 71.8 cm).
, 2009. bronze, 64-1/2" x 25" x 21" (163.8 cm x 63.5 cm x 53.3 cm), figure53-1/2" x 20" x 17-1/2" (135.9 cm x 50.8 cm x 44.4 cm), flowers, variable.
Singer, 2009. bronze, 64-1/2" x 25" x 21" (163.8 cm x 63.5 cm x 53.3 cm), figure53-1/2" x 20" x 17-1/2" (135.9 cm x 50.8 cm x 44.4 cm), flowers, variable.
, 2012. cast aluminum, 37" x 37" x 32" (94 cm x 94 cm x 81.3 cm).
Homecoming, 2012. cast aluminum, 37" x 37" x 32" (94 cm x 94 cm x 81.3 cm).

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Wolf with Birds III , 2010. bronze with gold leaf, 44-1/2" x 54" x 2-1/2" (113 cm x 137.2 cm x 6.4 cm).