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Paul Anthony Smith | Artist Talk

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

About the Artist


Paul Anthony Smith (b. Jamaica, 1988; lives and works in New York) creates paintings and picotage on pigment prints that explore the artist’s autobiography, as well as issues of identity within the African diaspora. Referencing both W.E.B. Du Bois’ concept of double consciousness and Franz Fanon’s theory of diasporic cultural confusions caused by colonialism, Smith alludes to fences, borders, and barriers to conceal and alter his subjects and landscapes. Smith’s practice celebrates the rich and complex histories of the post-colonial Caribbean and its people. Memory, migration and home are central to Smith’s work, which probes questions of hybrid identities between worlds old and new.

Extended Museum Hours: March 7th 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Artist Talk & QA- 6:30pm-7:30pm 

Paul Anthony Smith | Artist Talk | March 7 - 5:30pm0-7pm
Gerald D. Hines Architecture Auditorium
Museum Hours

Tue-Fri, 10am—5pm
Sat-Sun, 12pm—5pm
Mon, Closed

Extended Museum Hours on March 7th
5:30 to 6:30pm