Kiki Smith

born 1954

Kiki Smith, ‘Untitled’ 1990
Untitled 1990
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In Tate Britain

Biography

Kiki Smith (born January 18, 1954) is a West German-born American artist whose work has addressed the themes of sex, birth and regeneration. Her figurative work of the late 1980s and early 1990s confronted subjects such as AIDS and gender, while recent works have depicted the human condition in relationship to nature. Smith lives and works in the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York City and in the Hudson Valley in New York State.

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