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About

Statement

Michael E. Smith (1977, Detroit, USA) is a sculptor who uses household objects, cadavers, advertising clips and derivatives of our consumer society. The artist assembles and manipulates this material in an unusual way.

Press Release

S.M.A.K. is pleased to present a solo exhibition by the American artist Michael E. Smith (1977, Detroit; lives and works in Rhode Island). His work draws its materials and inspirations from the contemporary globalized consumer society and its inherent social contradictions. Smith works mainly in sculpture and video, and touches on overarching themes such as growth and decay. His presentations are …

S.M.A.K. is pleased to present a solo exhibition by the American artist Michael E. Smith (1977, Detroit; lives and works in Rhode Island). His work draws its materials and inspirations from the contemporary globalized consumer society and its inherent social contradictions. Smith works mainly in sculpture and video, and touches on overarching themes such as growth and decay. His presentations are characterized by an intense yet sparse choreography of the exhibition space. Accordingly, they manifest themselves as site-responsive artworks exploiting all of the museum’s infrastructure. In …

Location

Jan Hoetplein 1
Ghent, BE
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 9:30am–1pm, 2pm–5:30pm
Saturday, 10am–1pm, 2pm–5:30pm
Sunday, 10am–1pm, 2pm–6pm