Serape Repeat, 2001 - Alexis Smith

About the Work

About Serape Repeat

Alexis Smith created this limited edition silkscreen to support Site Santa Fe. A multicolored gradient of red, orange, and green evokes Mexican carpet weaving traditions. The text above reads, "Nothing is New Except What Has Been Forgotten," a well-chosen phrase ...Read More
Alexis Smith created this limited edition silkscreen to support Site Santa Fe. A multicolored gradient of red, orange, and green evokes Mexican carpet weaving traditions. The text above reads, "Nothing is New Except What Has Been Forgotten," a well-chosen phrase considering Smith's penchant for recycling outworn objects. Read Less

About the Artist

About Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith is a multimedia artist known for her witty collages and assemblages that mine pop culture and pulp fiction to produce irreverent critiques of ...

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Alexis Smith is a multimedia artist known for her witty collages and assemblages that mine pop culture and pulp fiction to produce irreverent critiques of consumerism, advertising, and celebrity culture. Born and raised in Southern California, Smith considers herself a "product" of Hollywood. She pairs leftovers of tinsel town kitsch—recycled thrift-store book jackets, advertisements, and Hollywood memorabilia—with snippets of folk wisdom and homespun clichés. While Smith's talent for appropriating language often begets comparison to Barbara Kruger, her shallow dioramas and magpie aesthetic recall the assemblages of Joseph Cornell and Betye Saar.

Click here to read our interview with Alexis Smith on exposing ironies in pop culture.

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Serape Repeat, 2001

Alexis Smith

Print
Size Price
19.00" x 50.00" $1,800
Edition of 20

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Description

Silkscreen on rag paper.

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