Barbara Turner Smith

Barbara T. Smith (born 1931 in Pasadena, California) has been an artist at the forefront of art movements in Southern California for over 50 years, particularly feminist art and performance. Her work explores themes of physical and spiritual sustenance, education, the body, and female and male sexuality. Smith was a founding member of F-Space with Chris Burden and Nancy Buchanan, all three students at the University of California, Irvine. Her work has since been widely exhibited and collected by major American museums, including the J. Paul Getty Museum, MOCA Los Angeles, LACMA, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Barbara Turner Smith - Body Talks - Interview
bilingual edition (English / French)
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A history of feminist gesture and performance since the 1960s and 1970s in California through an interview conducted by Carole Douillard with art critic Amelia Jones and two pioneering American artists, Barbara T. Smith and Susan Lacy.

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