Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 5

Matt Smith
Horse made from Black Parian

2018

$3,873.28

About

UK-born Matt Smith is well known for his site-specific work in museums, galleries and historic houses. Using clay, textiles and their associated references, he explores how cultural organisations operate using techniques of institutional critique and artist intervention. He is interested in how history is a constantly selected and refined narrative that presents itself as a fixed and accurate account of the past and how, through taking objects and repurposing them in new situations, this can be brought to light. Of particular interest to him is how museums can be reframed into alternative perspectives. In June 2020 our long-standing partner Contemporary Art Society has acquired twelve ceramic and tapestry works by artist Matt Smith. This acquisition will become a central focus for the displays at the Hove Museum when it reopens. This exciting project was possible due to the Contemporary Art Society’s Rapid Response Fund in partnership with Frieze London, which is a new initiative supporting artists and museums during the Covid-19 pandemic. The CAS Rapid Response Fund is being used to purchase works by artists to add to collections of museums across the UK – ensuring financial support goes where it is needed most. We are thrilled that Hove Museum will now feature a major installation of Matt Smith's artworks, which is highly illustrative of his style and artistic research. Much of Matt Smith’s work explores and comments on marginalised history and it will form a key inspiration for activity sessions as the museum expands its work with groups with varied critical social needs. Horse, 2018 Black Parian 18 x 30 x 13 cm 7 1/8 x 11 3/4 x 5 1/8 in

Details

  • Creator
    Matt Smith (American)
  • Creation Year
    2018
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.09 in. (18 cm)Width: 11.82 in. (30 cm)Depth: 5.12 in. (13 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: MS0831stDibs: LU152828650022

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
No Reviews Yet
Located in London, United Kingdom
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2004
1stDibs seller since 2021
Associations
Association of Women Art Dealers
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

A Triumph
Located in New York, NY
Johann Andreas Thelot (Augsburg, 1655 – 1734) A Triumph Signed, lower right: I • A • THELOT Silver plaquette, oval 3 ¼ x 2 ¼ inches (8.3 x 5.7 cm) Provenance: Albert Figdor, Vi...
Category

16th Century Old Masters Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Silver

L'amoureuse - The Lover, Limited Edition, Bronze Sculpture by Desjardins
By Andre Desjardins
Located in San Diego, CA
This bronze sculpture by the artist, Andre Desjardins is a contemporary movement, using the lost wax process with the upmost of craftsmanship and design. Smaller in size than artist ...
Category

19th Century Old Masters Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Eighteenth-century Grand Tour marble bust of Faustina the Younger
Located in London, GB
Signed and dated: ‘F. Harwood Fecit 1764’ Collections: Probably commissioned by Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon (1743-1827); Probably by descent at Gordon Castle, Banffshire ...
Category

18th Century Old Masters Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Pair of 19th Century Italian Sculptures, Venetian Carved Wood Venice, Italy
By Valentino Besarel
Located in Varmo, IT
Valentino Panciera Besarel ( Astragal 1829 - Venice 1902 ) - "Pair of putti reggi-palm". Entirely in finely carved wood. - Works signed under the base: " V. BESAREL".
Category

Late 19th Century Old Masters Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Virgin Child Flemish Renaissance 16th Century Art Wood Flandre Old master Maria
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Wooden sculpture representing the Virgin enthroned with the child Flemish Renaissance (Brussels School) First half of the 16th century Measures: cm. height 75 x width 39 x depth 26 ...
Category

16th Century Old Masters Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Late 15th-century Old Master Burgundian Netherlands carved walnut figure
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful late 15th-century Burgundian Netherlandish portrait of a woman. Carved walnut. Original polychrome has been removed with traces at base and lower portions of figure. Minor ...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Old Masters Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Walnut

Christ crucified Wood sculpture Flemish 16th century Old master Religious Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Corpus Christi 'wooden sculpture in oak (h.99.5 cm.) Flemish School, Late 16th century Carved oak wood Height: 99.5 cm. Flemish school wooden sculpture depicting the Crucified Chris...
Category

16th Century Old Masters Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Nude woman, Bacchante and satyr herm
Located in Miami, FL
Beautifully and painstakingly carved from a single block of marble, this impressive work depicts a Bacchante making advances to a Herm. Bacchantes were a priestess or female followe...
Category

Mid-19th Century Old Masters Nude Sculptures

Materials

Marble

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery