Susan Smith’s timeless constructions, on view at Junior Projects through February
27, fuse the detritus of urban demolition with a Minimalist
aesthetic, making order out of chaos and wittily evoking the
Modern masters of De Stjil and later monochromists, such as Robert Ryman and Brice Marden.
Biography: Born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Smith lives and works in New York City. In 1976 she received her MA degree from Hunter College, where she studied with Ralph Humphrey, Tony Smith, and Vincent Longo. In 2008 she received an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and, in 2009, an Edward Albee Foundation residency in Montauk, New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Isolo 17, Verona, Italy, and Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany.
“Susan Smith: Splinters,” Junior Projects, LES, New York, NY. EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 5, 2016.
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