March 29th, 2016
Ms. Smith, 45, whose paintings and large bound sculptures of braided clothing and bedding have sold for $40,000 to $150,000, didn’t hesitate to participate in the Hauser Wirth & Schimmel show. “As a woman of color, I have more trepidation when I’m asked to participate in a show of all African-American artists than all women,” she said, adding that she would bristle at being viewed solely by either categorization.
Read more at “Female Artists Are (Finally) Getting Their Turn”
Fabric, clothing, ribbon, rope, quilts, pillows, objects and fashion accessories
10’ x 45’ x 15’
Installation view: Hauser Wirth + Schimmel, Los Angeles