Kiki Smith is a West German-born American artist. Largely self-taught, Smith has been known since the 1980s for her multidisciplinary practice that encompasses sculpture, drawing, printmaking, textiles, and photography. Bearing the influence of Surrealism, Smith’s work addresses a broad range of themes relating to the human condition, the human body, and the natural world. Her works are held in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, among many others. Smith lives and works in New York City.