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Kiki Smith: Frequency

May 12, 2018 – June 23, 2018

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Kiki Smith has been showing with Krakow Witkin Gallery since 1985. In this latest exhibition, Smith has chosen to present a fairly deep survey of her works on paper from the last four years, in conversation with a number of sculptures in bronze and/or silver.  She utilizes a wide variety of processes for the works on paper (from risograph, through cyanotype, digital editing, engraving, etching, lithography, photogravure and photopolymer to silkscreen). In addition, the works on paper, while all editioned, often have unique variants, from collage, glitter, hand-coloring, and graphite line drawing.  Her variety of processes are balanced with a broad, but deep engagement with the natural world. She examines bees, birds, foliage, flowers, hoarfrost, moths, rain, stars and sunsets, among other elements.  Her inquisitiveness unites subject and process, yet also leaves room for poetry and personal interpretation.

Works In Exhibition

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Conference

Kiki Smith Conference 2016 Bronze with silver nitrate patina, unique

17 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches  (43.8 x 26 x 12.1 cm)
Engraved KS 2016 on bottom
(Inventory #29946)

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Tiller

Kiki Smith Tiller 2016 Bronze

21 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches  (54 x 40 x 24.8 cm)
Edition of 6
Engraved “KS 2016 3/6” on bottom
(Inventory #29947)

Esperanza

Kiki Smith Esperanza 2015 Etching and collage on Hahnemühle paper

Image/plate size: 35 1/4 x 23 3/4 inches  (89.5 x 60.3 cm)
Paper size:  42 1/4 x 30 inches  (107.3 x 76.2 cm)
Frame size:  46 x 33 3/4 inches  (116.8 x 85.7 cm)
Edition of 18
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29908)

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Sunset

Kiki Smith Sunset 2018 Cyanotype on Losin Prague paper

Image/paper size:  22 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches  (57.2 x 41.3 cm)
Frame size:  25 5/8 x 19 1/4 inches  (65.1 x 48.9 cm)
Edition of 36
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29924)

The Light of the World

Kiki Smith The Light of the World 2017 Cyanotype on Losin Prague paper

Image/paper size:  16 1/4 x 22 1/2 inches  (41.3 x 57.2 cm)
Frame size:  19 1/8 x 25 5/8 inches  (48.6 x 65.1 cm)
Edition of 36
Signed, dated, and numbered lower right in graphite
(Inventory #29919)

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Promising

Kiki Smith Promising 2018 Lithograph with silkscreen and foil

Image/paper size:  39 1/4 x 29 1/2 inches  (99.7 x 74.9 cm)
Frame size:  47 1/8 x 37 1/8 inches  (119.7 x 94.3 cm)
Edition size approximately 30 (size has yet to be determined), this being the BAT
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29930)

Autumn Two and Four, Autumn Two and Five, and Autumn Five

Kiki Smith Autumn Two and Four, Autumn Two and Five, and Autumn Five 2018 Set of three etchings on Hahnemühle paper

Image/plate size:  6 x 8 inches each  (15.2 x 20.3 cm) each
Paper size:  12 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches each  (31.1 x 31.8 cm each)
Frame size:  14 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches each  (36.2 x 36.8 cm each)
Edition of 24
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite on each sheet
(Inventory #29980)

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The Seasons Go Away

Kiki Smith The Seasons Go Away 2014 Fine silver, unique

8 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches  (21.6 x 44.5 x 37.5 cm)
Engraved signature on silver plate on bottom
(Inventory #29967)

Healers

Kiki Smith Healers 2018 Etching

Image/plate size:  18 x 23 3/4 inches  (45.7 x 60.3 cm)
Paper size:  24 x 30 inches  (61 x 76.2 cm)
Frame size:  25 3/4 x 31 9/16 inches  (65.4 x 80.2 cm)
Edition of 24
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29922)

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Untitled (Balloon)

Kiki Smith Untitled (Balloon) 2018 Photopolymer

Image/plate size:  10 x 8 inches  (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Paper size:  22 x 18 inches  (55.9 x 45.7 cm)
Frame size:  24 x 20 inches  (61 x 50.8 cm)
Edition of 18
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29925)

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Crest

Kiki Smith Crest 2014 Bronze

Piece size:  7 x 42 5/8 x 11 3/4 inches  (17.8 x 108.3 x 29.8 cm)
Stand size:  8 x 22 x 9 inches  (20.3 x 55.9 x 22.9 cm)
Base size:  44 x 23 x 10 inches  (111.8 x 58.4 x 25.4 cm)
Edition of 6
Engraved Kiki Smith 2014 on bottom
(Inventory #29949)

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Silk Moth

Kiki Smith Silk Moth 2018 Risograph print mounted on Arches paper

Image size:  9 3/4 x 8 inches  (24.8 x 20.3 cm)
Paper size:  14 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches  (37.5 x 31.8 cm)
Frame size:  15 3/4 x 13 7/16 inches  (40 x 34.1 cm)
Edition of 100, plus 20 AP
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29912)

Catchers I

Kiki Smith Catchers I 2018 Intaglio, photogravure and engraving on Hahnemühle hand torn paper

Image/plate size: 11 x 8 inches  (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
Paper size:  16 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches  (41.9 x 33.7 cm)
Frame size:  18 3/8 x 15 inches  (46.7 x 38.1 cm)
Edition of 18
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29859)

Catchers II

Kiki Smith Catchers II 2018 Intaglio, photogravure and engraving on Hahnemühle hand torn paper

Image/plate size: 11 x 8 inches  (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
Paper size:  16 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches  (41.9 x 33.7 cm)
Frame size:  18 3/8 x 15 inches  (46.7 x 38.1 cm)
Edition of 18
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29860)

Catchers III

Kiki Smith Catchers III 2018 Intaglio, photogravure and engraving on Hahnemühle hand torn paper

Image/plate size: 11 x 8 inches  (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
Paper size:  16 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches  (41.9 x 33.7 cm)
Frame size:  18 3/8 x 15 inches  (46.7 x 38.1 cm)
Edition of 18
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29861)

Catchers IV

Kiki Smith Catchers IV 2018 Intaglio, photogravure and engraving on Hahnemühle hand torn paper

Image/plate size: 11 x 8 inches  (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
Paper size:  16 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches  (41.9 x 33.7 cm)
Frame size:  18 3/8 x 15 inches  (46.7 x 38.1 cm)
Edition of 18
Signed and dated lower right, numbered lower left in graphite
(Inventory #29862)

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Goat Moth

Kiki Smith Goat Moth 2015 Set of six etchings on Hahnemühle paper

Image/plate size (5):  7 x 8 7/8 inches  (17.8 x 22.5 cm)
Paper size (5):  12 1/2 x 14 inches  (31.8 x 35.6 cm)
Frame size (5):  13 7/8 x 15 1/2 inches  (35.2 x 39.4 cm)
Image/plate size (1):  11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches  (29.8 x 21.6 cm)
Paper size (1):  17 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches  (43.8 x 34.9 cm)
Frame size (1):  19 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches  (50.2 x 41.3 cm)
Edition of 18
Signed and numbered on each sheet in graphite
(Inventory #29907)

Sea

Kiki Smith Sea 2015 Photopolymer print with graphite pencil, watercolor, and hand coloring

Image/plate size:  9 x 7 inches  (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Paper size:  14 1/2 x 12 inches  (36.8 x 30.5 cm)
Frame size:  16 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches  (41.3 x 35.2 cm)
Edition of 9, A
Signed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #29917)

Sky

Kiki Smith Sky 2015 Photopolymer print with graphite pencil, glitter, watercolor, and gold leaf and hand coloring

Image size:  9 x 7 inches  (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Paper size:  14 1/2 x 12 inches  (36.8 x 30.5 cm)
Frame size:  16 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches  (41.3 x 35.2 cm)
Edition of 9, D
Signed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #29918)

Earth

Kiki Smith Earth 2015 Photopolymer print with graphite pencil, glitter, watercolor, and gold leaf and hand coloring

Image/plate size:  9 x 6 7/8 inches  (22.9 x 17.5 cm)
Paper size:  14 1/2 x 12 inches  (36.8 x 30.5 cm)
Frame size:  16 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches  (41.3 x 35.2 cm)
Edition of 9, C
Signed and dated lower right in graphite
(Inventory #29916)