Michael E. Smith

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 12:15 pm

​VCU Student Commons: ​​907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA​

Michael E. Smith (b. 1977) studied at Yale University. He now lives and works in Providence, RI and has exhibited at Michael Benevento (LA), Andrew Kreps (NYC), Lumber Room (Portland) and KOW (Berlin). … Smith’s exhibitions are silenced. Through modest gestures or interventions he forces spaces into emotional and symbolical tension. He improvises his scarce installations out of objects, both found and made, frequently right at the spot. These minimalist settings exist next to his sculptures, paintings, works on paper, and videos.

*(text by Alexander Koch for KOW)

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