19 March 2015

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Jack Smith Rarely Seen Abstract Portraits To Be Exhibited At NPG

A selection of rarely seen abstract paintings by the important British artist Jack Smith has gone on show at the National Portrait Gallery, London, in the Gallery’s first display to focus on entirely non-figurative portraits, it was announced today. Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits (18 March – 31 August 2015) is the latest display at the National […]

8 September 2011

Jack Smith Underground Film Legend ICA Review

Jack Smith A Feast for Open Eyes is uncompromising until 18 September ICA London The ICA’s fortnight of films, events and symposia dedicated to the legendary American artist, filmmaker and actor, Jack Smith (1932-1989), opened last night with a screening of his best-known, and perhaps most controversial film, Flaming Creatures. The film was introduced by […]

5 September 2011

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Jack Smith Retrospective Opens At London’s ICA

Underground American filmmaker Jack Smith surfaces in the Mall The iconic Filmmaker, artist and actor Jack Smith (1932-1989), Who was once described by Andy Warhol as “the only person he would ever copy”  and by the director John Waters as “the only true underground filmmaker”, is part of the autumn season at the  ICA with […]