Born 1931 in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK
Richard Smith died 2016 in Patchogue, USA
Richard Smith represented Britain at the Venice Biennale in 1970. He won the Grand Prize at the Bienal de São Paolo in 1968.
He had major exhibitions at Tate Gallery, London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá and Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, among others.
Richard Smith’s works are held in public collections such as Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Tate Gallery, London, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Red Sky, 1979
First Rapid, 1979
The Screen, 1979
Treads and Rises II, 1980