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Alexis Smith  1949, US

Rank (2014): 2924 – 

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Female
Collage, Object, Installation



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Country
USA 96
France 3
United Kingdom 3
Canada 1
Australia 1




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Artist Rank
John Baldessari  6 33
Ed Ruscha  10 28
Allen Ruppersberg  335 21
Eleanor Antin  627 17




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Institution
  Margo Leavin Gallery, USA 25
  Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, USA 4
  The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, USA 4
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 4
  Van Doren Waxter, USA 4



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1949 Born in Los Angeles, CA (US)

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 104  Please report missing Information



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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
   Alexis Smith - Imitation of Life - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Play It As It Lays, - Thomas Solomon 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 (closed)
Description and image  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 - Art Museum at U.C. Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

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2014
   Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2013
   State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Description  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 - 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

2011
   Body Gesture - Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Description  Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971 - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Description and image  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 - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
   The Feminine Canvas - - Beacon Arts, Inglewood, CA (closed, 2013)
   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
Description and image  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
Description and image  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
Description and image  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
Description Melbourne International Arts FestivalSound Art Limo, Melbourne - Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, VIC Send message
   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
Description and image  WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Description Armory International Art Fair (Piers)Sound Art Limo, NY - Armory International Art Fair (Piers), New York City, NY Send message

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 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
Description and image  100 Artists See God - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, 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

2003
Description  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
   Fourth International Biennial Exhibition: Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   SITE Santa Fe's Fourth International Biennial - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, 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 (closed)

1976
   Via Los Angeles Six Artists - Portland Art Center, Portland, OR

1975
   Four Los Angeles Artists - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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USA

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

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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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