• Alexis Smith

    Margo Leavin Gallery

    American mythology is her targeted victim, and Alexis Smith is out to kick butt. From the clunky romantic language in which American hopes and dreams are characteristically writ, to the stereotypes citizens passively adopt as if they were a somnambulant army specializing in misguided love, the entire middle American vernacular is fair game. Smith gives voice to an array of the babbling, perenially cheerful found objects, from the goony dated ashtray and the swizzle stick, to the blown tire, and the forlorn last-place ribbon. Entitled “Eldorado (On the Road Part II),” this is the second installment

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