Alexis Smith
American, born 1949
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
An Homage to Hollis Benton,
Over the Influence
2017
VERY APPROPRIATE,
Robert Berman Gallery
2013
Alexis Smith: Slice of Life,
Honor Fraser

Alexis Smith pioneered an approach to assemblage that combined objects scavenged at swap meets and thrift stores with movie posters, maps, other ephemera, and quotes from writers such as Raymond Chandler, Walt Whitman, and Jack Kerouac. Born and raised in Southern California, Smith considers herself a product of the …

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