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Lilith

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Smith’s art is devoted to the exploration of the human body, inside and out. This deliberately unsettling sculpture was created from life casts of a female model and, in accordance with the artist’s instructions, it is hung so that Lilith clings to the wall upside down, staring up at the...

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Provenance

The artist; with PaceWildenstein, New York, 1995; to MFA, Boston, 1996

Credit Line

Contemporary Art Support Group Fund, Robert L. Beal, Enid L. Beal and Bruce A. Beal Acquisition Fund, Barbara Fish Lee, and the Lorna and Robert M. Rosenberg Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1994

Dimensions

83.8 x 69.9 x 48.3 cm (33 x 27 1/2 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

1996.60

Medium or Technique

Silicon bronze and glass

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture