Josh Smith | the artist




The artist Josh Smith
Born 1978, USA.
Lives and works in New York.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Collage,


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Saatchi Gallery
For an artist who uses his own name, writ large, as the leitmotif for his expressionistic paintings, Josh Smith is surprisingly self-effacing…
To be invited to Brussels for one’s first solo exhibition when one was born and bred in Tennessee and lives hi New York is one of the odd happenstances that always seem to befall Josh Smith, a young painter who for several years now has mostly painted a single subject: his name…
Smith makes paintings of his name. The muddy abstractions contain the letters of his name in different compositions. I got the chance to listen to Smith talk to a small group of art students at the opening…


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