Bob And Roberta Smith

Artist Patrick Brill, better known as Bob and Roberta Smith, currently lives and works in London. He is known for artwork that incorporates text – often commenting on art, politics, or popular culture in his unique, brightly colored lettering style on banners and discarded boards of wood. He studied at the University of Reading and Goldsmiths College London. He invites us to question high art, and the role that aesthetic elitism has to play in society today. At the core of his practice Bob and Roberta Smith asserts that art can and should be an essential tool in the democratic process. He shows work internationally and became a Tate Trustee in 2009.

Photo: Chris Keenan
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    Bob And Roberta Smith