Michael Smith, Sears Class Portraits

Michael Smith: UCLA Department of Art Lecture

Michael Smith, who began his career as an abstract painter, now performs and makes videos, sculpture, drawings, multimedia installations, and puppet shows. His works are in the collections of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Centre Pompidou, Paris.

Learn more about the artist on The Herb Alpert Award in the Arts website.

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Series organized by UCLA’s Department of Art. Supported by the William D. Feldman Family Endowed Art Lecture Fund.