BORN 1954

Kiki Smith, Las Animas, 1997. Black and white photogravure. 60 x 50 in. © Kiki Smith, courtesy ULAE. Linda Pace Foundation Collection, Ruby City, San Antonio, Texas.

Kiki Smith 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.

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