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Kiki Smith

[German-born American, born in 1954]

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Original works by Kiki Smith available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteKiki Smith at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Lot's Wife, 1997

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Ribs, 1987

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Nest and Trees, 1997

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteKiki Smith at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteStuart Collection of Sculpture at the University of California
Standing (with photos showing the sculpture's proposal, construction and installation)

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Information about a 2006 exhibition

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Born, 2002

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Untitled IV (Shield)

Art Museum at U.C. Santa Barbara, California

Broad Art Foundation

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
little chicks

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Las Animas

Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Information and images from a 1995 exhibition

Hammer Museum, California
Untitled (Self-Portrait)(detail), 1996

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

North Dakota Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
The Vitreous Body, 2000

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Schleswig-Holstein Museums, Germany
Wild woman - Maria Magdalena

The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Ice Man, 1995-96

Virtual Museum of Canada
Sueño (Dream), 1992

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
My Blue Lake, 1995

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  
Photographs of the artist

Additional Image Search Tools:
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           Flickr: "Kiki Smith"   
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Bing Images: "Kiki Smith"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
ArtDaily - Exhibition Photo Galleries
Kiki Smith at SFMOMA (8 works online)

Blind Spot Magazine

Superb reproductions of a couple of works plus a photograph of the artist.

Saint Peter's Church, New York City
Cross designed for the church. The image is only viewable in a scaled-down image; to see it full-sized, click here.

The Snow Show, Finland

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Photograph of the artist by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Varo Registry of Women Artists

W Magazine
2-page article on a line of Steubem crystal designed by Kiki Smith

W Magazine
Photograph of the artist Charles Ray

Witness - A Human Rights Charity
Collaborative work by Smith and Cai Guo-Qiang, created in support of the charity

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 82): Nancy Spero and Kiki Smith

Journal of Contemporary Art Online
Interview with the artist

Tate Gallery, London, UK
Biography only

The Brooklyn Rail
Interview with the artist

The New Yorker
"Kiki Smith: A Gathering, 1980-2005" at the Whitney, 2006 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Kiki Smith participates in a 2000 discussion about Pace Wildenstein gallery

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
An excerpt from the film Jewel, and a video of someone introducing their dog "Kiki Smith" to the real Kiki Smith

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
search inside

Endocrinology: poetry

look inside

All Creatures Great and Small


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