The Eccentric Art of Lewis Smith       1907 - 1998

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Lewis Smith
 
About Lewis Smith
His drawing, writing, and painting on recycled paper, cardboard, and the walls of his house and buildings reflects his preoccupation with muscular women boxers and wrestlers, trains, time, and money.

 

He lived most of his life in the woods of Ohio, alone after the death of his mother. Lewis Smith passed away in 1998.

Environment

His Folk Art Environment
 
Lewis painted women wrestlers all over his house. His barn and outbuildings were decorated with images of trains, people, and places. Some had sayings and lists of towns and stations.

 
His Work
 
National DebtLewis was prolific. He drew and wrote, sometimes combining the two. His art includes pieces on Brown paper bags, white paper, cardboard, cracker boxes, sketches, and themes of Muscle women, diners, money, alleys, animals, time, and writings.

3 New Pages of Lewis Smith Drawings

58 pieces of art never shown or offered on the site before.

 

About Lewis Smith     His Art     His Folk Art Environment

Art on:   Brown bags   White paper   Cardboard   Sketches   Diners   Alleys   Animals   Writings

 

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