Philip Smith, ‘Polite Applause’, 2014, BAM Art Auction 2014

Estimate $16,000. Part of The Pictures Generation, Philip Smith’s curious imagery is sourced from 1950s Cold War spy manuals, lingerie ads, books on mysticism and numerology, lost magic books, and early genetic diagrams. His work has been exhibited at the Whitney and Beijing Biennials and is in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas Museum of Art, Miami Art Museum, and Detroit Institute of Art, among others.

Image rights: Courtesy the artist and Jason McCoy Gallery, NY

About Philip Smith

Solo Shows

2002
Museum of Modern Art, 
Passau, Germany,
Philip Smith
2001
American Contemporary Art, 
Munich, Germany,
Young Art From New York
2001
Kevin Bruk Gallery, 
Miami, FL, USA,
Philip Smith
2001
Baldwin Gallery, 
Aspen, CO, USA,
The White Paintings
2000
American Contemporary Art, 
Munich, Germany,
Philip Smith