Shinique Smith

IB Visual Arts: Shinique Smith

who needs to buy art supplies when you can just use what other people throw away?Brooklyn based artist Shinique Smith uses discarded clothing,shoes and soft toys among other things, to look at over consumption and excess in society. She uses bales of thrown-away clothing from the First world that has been shipped to the Third world. The bales are symbolic to the loss and tragic departure of the previous owners of the...

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