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Michael Smith

 (20/21st centuries)
Michael Smith is active/lives in New York, Illinois.  Michael Smith is known for installation, performance art, video.

Biography   Michael Smith

Michael Smith is known for his comidic video and performance series about the character, Mike, a "bland everyman who putters around the house in his boxers, assessing the leftovers from the fridge, ironing, fiddling with the TV set---in essence, a guy who tries in earnest to stick to an underwhelming to-do list."  In 2008, Mike's World,  a piece conceived by Smith and his cohort, Joshua White, was the title of a 2008 traveling museum exhibition that was launched at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, and ended at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.

Smith created the persona of 'Mike" in the 1970s because it was a subject that he thought both he and a large audience would relate to---"the   ...  Displaying 750 of 2080 characters.

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