The Museum of Biblical Art
for the Arts, Religion and
“Liturgy as Theater”
and ARC are pleased to present a conversation with
Alix Smith and
art critic Charlie
February 15, 2007 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Museum of Biblical Art
1865 Broadway at 61st St.
– 2nd fl.
New York, NY
RSVP: 610.683.7581 or
Native New Yorker, Alix Smith (MFA in
Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts)
has received international acclaim for her formal, yet surreal
photography. The works currently on
view at the Museum
of Biblical Art
(December 14, 2006 – March 11, 2007) are from the series “Metaphorical
Acts” which draws attention to the theatrical elements inherent to
organized religion. At once didactic
and captivating, Smith's photographs highlight these stage-like settings to
focus on the performative aspects of these fabricated displays and bring
attention to the theatricality of the scene.
Charlie Finch, senior
critic for Artnet.com, writes on modern and contemporary art. Finch is also co-author of Most Art
Sucks: Five Years of Coagula (Smart Art Press).
Images © Alix Smith