Michael Smith

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth"

Ground Floor

June 25 - August 14, 2015

Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": Installation, 2015
12 screen printed cotton pennants, 6 channel video (looped)
Hand blown glass bottle, wood, CO2 tank, speakers
Haute lisse, hand woven tapestry, 100% wool
Variable

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": Installation, 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": Installation, 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": Installation, 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": Installation, 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": Installation, 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," (Memory Lane), 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," (Memory Lane), 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," (Memory Lane), 2015 (detail)

Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," (Town Square Water Cooler), 2015 (detail)

Timeline, 2015

Timeline, 2015
Disco ball, colored lights, fog machine, single channel video (looped)
Variable
 

Timeline, 2015

Timeline, 2015

Timeline, 2015 (detail)

Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": A Ballet in Three Acts, 2015
Video
20:27
 

Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": A Ballet in Three Acts, 2015 (still)

Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": A Ballet in Three Acts, 2015 (still)

Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": A Ballet in Three Acts, 2015 (still)

Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": A Ballet in Three Acts, 2015 (still)

Installation view, Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," Greene Naftali, New York, 2015

KidZania, Experience No.2: Orientation, 2015
Image: 22 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches (57.2 x 86.6 cm)
Frame: 23 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches (59.7 x 85.1 cm)
 

KidZania, Experience No.2: The Approach, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm)

KidZania, Experience No.2: Waiting, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches (57.2 x 86.6 cm)
Frame: 23 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches (59.7 x 85.1 cm)
 

KidZania, Experience No.2: Pre Game, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm)

Installation view, Excuse Me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," Greene Naftali, New York, 2015

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Cannons, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm)

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Map, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm)

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Sundial, 2012
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm)

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Native American, 2012
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm)

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Entrance, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm)
 

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: The Source, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm
 

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Water, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: I Bear Gifts, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Contemplation of the Future, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

Fountain of Youth State Park, Journey No. 1: Shipwreck, 2012
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

Installation view, Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," Greene Naftali, New York, 2015

KidZania, Experience No.2: Emergency, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

KidZania, Experience No.2: Petrol, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

KidZania, Experience No.2: Fire Drill, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

KidZania, Experience No.2: Delivery, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

KidZania, Experience No.2: The Source, 2nd Generation, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

KidZania, Experience No.2: KidZania Immigration, 2015
C-print
Image: 22 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches (56.5 x 85.1 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches (59.1 x 87.6 cm

Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth,": The Legend, 2015
 

Installation view, Excuse me!?!...I'm looking for the "Fountain of Youth," Greene Naftali, New York, 2015

Excuse Me, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
12 1/8 x 19 inches (30.8 x 48.3 cm)
 

Putti, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
9 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches (23.8 x 17.1 cm)
 

Knight with Barrel, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
 

Water Cooler Bylaws, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Frame: 15 x 12 inches (38.1 x 30.5 cm)
 

Sudoku Enthusiast, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
9 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches (23.8 x 17.1 cm)

 

Three Chalices, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
12 x 18 inches (30.5 x 45.7 cm)
 

The Most Boring Day in Modern History, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (16.5 x 24.1 cm)
Frame: 9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (24.8 x 31.8 cm)
 

Poetry Slam and Jousting, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
16 x 18 inches (40.6 x 47.9 cm)
 

Wielding a Weapon, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
14 x 17 inches (35.6 x 43.2 cm)
 

We Are Coming, Watch out, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Frame: 19 x 23 inches (48.3 x 58.4 cm)
 

Fork in the Road, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
 

Border Notes & Flourishes, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
 

Bucket List/Punch List, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
12 1/2 x 16 1/8 inches (31.8 x 41 cm)
 

Traveling with Bards, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
14 x 17 inches (35.6 x 43.2 cm)
 

Igloo, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (16.5 x 24.1 cm)
Frame: 9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (24.8 x 31.8 cm)

The Long Haul, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
13 7/8 x 17 3/4 inches (35.2 x 45.1 cm)
 

Zebras and Bunnies, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 13 3/4 x 17 inches (34.9 x 43.2 cm)
Frame: 16 3/4 x 20 inches (42.5 x 50.8 cm)
 

Trees and Tridents, 2014
Ink and watercolor on paper
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
 

No Time to Get Sick, 2014
Ink on paper
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
 

Blankets with a Vessel, 2014
Ink on paper
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
 

A Hearty Toast, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Frame: 15 x 12 inches (38.1 x 30.5 cm)
 

What's Next..., ??, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 13 3/4 x 17 inches (34.9 x 43.2 cm)
Frame: 16 3/4 x 20 inches (42.5 x 50.8 cm)
 

On His Way Out, 2015
Ink and watercolor on paper
Paper: 19 x 24 inches (48.3 x 61 cm)
Frame: 22 x 27 inches (55.9 x 68.6 cm)
 

TripTik, 2015
Souvenirs, Props, and Children's Drawings
Variable
 

TripTik, 2015 (detail)