context…Carrie Mae Smith…004

The Butcher’s Daughter Carrie Mae Smith paints hermetic moments of material configuration, teeming with suggestion. The subject matter is undeniably mundane; consisting of cutlery, chinaware, dishtowels and cuts of raw beef arranged simply and set against a pure white background. Yet the work does not feel devoid of or detached from life. Instead, it feels […]

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dialogue…Carrie Mae Smith…004

“Creating these works is in part about the repetitive act of doing, of labor, not assembly line labor and repetition, but similar to a chef in a restaurant, creating the same dish over and over again, always slightly different.”   Your paintings contain images of items sourced from thrift stores and estate sales, utilitarian items […]

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