about the artist :
Patrick Smith

Enlightened stroller, the questioning gaze is at the epicentre of Smith's work. A critical observer of the ever-unstable relationship between us and our planet, Smith initiated his singular project: "The Leisure Territories".
Smith's approach towards our "natural environment" explores how our society "designs" the landscape to fit our secular requirements. Patrick Smith envisions the de-naturalization of the landscape brought about by modernity through the prism of the travel industry. This industry can both transform a landscape into a "monstrous being" we no longer recognize; or render it superficially perfect and unthreatening.
Patrick Smith shows us the world in all its abstract "unreality". The figures are so ideally placed within the photographs, one can easily think they are staged. If the composition of some photographs brings to mind the paintings of Brueghel the Elder; the glazed texture and incisive colours recall the enchanting worlds conjured by advertising. Skiing on polyester snow, dining in peristyle-filled forests, sunbathing on beaches; the men and women leisurely occupying Patrick Smith's landscapes invite us to reconsider the way we see our world.

Etretat / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
39 x 68 in (100 x 175 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,282.51 $
692
Saint-Jean de Luz, France / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
39 x 53 in (100 x 135 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,282.51 $
886
Bidart, France / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
39 x 53 in (100 x 135 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,282.51 $
619
Atlantic City, USA / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
39 x 53 in (100 x 135 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,282.51 $
642
Saint Michel 2 / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 39 x 65 in (100 x 165 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
864
Val d'Isère I / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 43 x 55 in (110 x 140 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
788
Mont Saint-Michel / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
51 x 67 in (130 x 170 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 10 copies
7,771.96 $
675
Saint-Martin Belleville 3 / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 45 x 58 in (114 x 145 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
622
Val d'Isère II / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 43 x 55 in (110 x 140 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
670
Les Buttes Chaumont / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
39 x 51 in (100 x 130 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 10 copies
4,282.51 $
747
Mont saint-Michel / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 41 x 57 in (105 x 145 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
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971
L'Espiguette / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
35 x 59 in (88 x 150 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 10 copies
4,282.51 $
357
Verdon Gorges / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 39 x 53 in (100 x 135 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
5,630.71 $
1110
St Martin de Belleville / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
39 x 51 in (100 x 130 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 10 copies
4,282.51 $
562
Tignes / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 47 x 59 in (120 x 150 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
749
Aiguille du midi / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 100 x 163 cm
Edition of 1 EA + 7 copies
6,978.91 $
375
Les Ménuires 3 / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 47 x 59 in (120 x 150 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
6,027.24 $
749
Vallée blanche / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 50 x 59 in (120 x 155 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
6,027.24 $
769
La Plagne / Patrick Smith
Silverprint mounted on plexiglass
Image : 31 x 59 in (80 x 150 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
801
Le Touquet 1 / Patrick Smith
Silverprint mounted on plexiglass
Image : 39 x 46 in (100 x 117 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,282.51 $
810
Versailles / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 39 x 46 in (100 x 117 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,282.51 $
795
Les Sables d'Olonne / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 43 x 59 in (110 x 150 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
673
Les Angles 2  / Patrick Smith
Lambda print mounted on Diasec
Image : 47 x 59 in (120 x 150 cm)
Edition of 2 EA + 7 copies
4,996.26 $
714