Michael Smith: And then I . . .

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Michael Smith, Excuse Me (2015), from Greene Naftali exhibition.
Michael Smith standing in front of a lectern during his lecture
Michael Smith during his lecture titled And then I... William Staffeld / AAP
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Michael Smith lecturing in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP

Michael Smith is a performance, video, and installation artist who has exhibited widely at fine art and popular venues, including museums, galleries, theaters, festivals, nightclubs, children's parties, television, online, and in the street. His work has been shown internationally at the Tate Modern and South London Gallery, London; Glasgow International; Mumok, Vienna; Jeu de Paume, Paris; the Whitney Museum, Metropolitan Museum, MoMA, and the New Museum in New York City; ICA Philadelphia; and Blanton Museum, Austin. He is represented by Dan Gunn, Berlin; Greene Naftali, New York City; Hales Gallery, London; and Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam.

Smith's works are in the collections of MoMA and the Paley Center for Media, New York City; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Migros Museum, Zurich; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and Centro de Arte Contemporânea Inhotim, Brazil. Smith has received numerous awards including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT, New York Foundation for the Arts, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, and Alpert Award in the Arts. He is a professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has taught since 2001. Smith lives and works in Austin and Brooklyn.

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