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Legendary Performance Artist Barbara T. Smith Shares Current Works

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GALLERYPLATFORM.LA's Artist Visit video series takes audiences into the studios of important artists of our time.

Title: Artist Visit - Barbara T. Smith
Presented by: GALLERYPLATFORM.LA
Produced by: Reza Monahan Studio
Edited by: Dan Tundis
Originally Published: June 25, 2020
Video courtesy of Barbara T. Smith, Jason Underhill, and Gallery Association Los Angeles (GALA)

A renowned figure in feminist art and performance, artist Barbara T. Smith shares her beginnings grounded in ritual, communal practices and the body as a medium. In this visit, the legendary performance artist walks us through the history of her artistic process as well as what she is up to today, from artists’ walks in the park to an appreciation of small miracles and the California landscape.

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GALLERYPLATFORM.LA is a project of Gallery Association Los Angeles (GALA) formed to serve the dynamic Los Angeles art community with weekly rotating gallery viewing rooms and original editorial content.

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