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Hughie Lee-Smith
August 3–September 17, 2022
Opening reception: Wednesday, August 3, 6–8pm

Karma
22 East 2nd Street
New York, NY, 10003

Portrait of a Boy, 1938, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 inches; 61 x 45.7 cm, 27 1/4 x 21 inches; 69.22 x 53.34 cm (framed), Courtesy of the Rennie Collection, Vancouver

Portrait of a Boy, 1938, oil on canvas, 24 × 18 inches; 61 × 45.7 cm, 27 14 × 21 inches; 69.22 × 53.34 cm (framed), Courtesy of the Rennie Collection, Vancouver

Untitled (Portrait of a Young Girl), 1949, oil on masonite, 16 x 12 inches; 40.6 x 30.5 cm, 23 x 19 1/8 inches; 58.42 x 48.59 cm (framed)

Untitled (Portrait of a Young Girl), 1949, oil on masonite, 16 × 12 inches; 40.6 × 30.5 cm, 23 × 19 18 inches; 58.42 × 48.59 cm (framed)

Cliff Grass, 1950, oil on canvas, 26 x 32 inches; 66 x 81.3 cm, 33 1/4 x 39 3/8 inches; 84.45 x 100.03 cm (framed)

Cliff Grass, 1950, oil on canvas, 26 × 32 inches; 66 × 81.3 cm, 33 14 × 39 38 inches; 84.45 × 100.03 cm (framed)

Desolation, 1952, oil on panel, 22 x 30 inches; 55.9 x 76.2 cm, 29 x 37 inches; 73.66 x 93.98 cm (framed)

Desolation, 1952, oil on panel, 22 × 30 inches; 55.9 × 76.2 cm, 29 × 37 inches; 73.66 × 93.98 cm (framed)

Untitled, 1952-1953, oil on masonite, 24 x 18 inches; 61 x 45.7 cm, 30 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches; 78.11 x 62.87 cm (framed), Courtesy of the Rennie Collection, Vancouver

Untitled, 1952-1953, oil on masonite, 24 × 18 inches; 61 × 45.7 cm, 30 34 × 24 34 inches; 78.11 × 62.87 cm (framed), Courtesy of the Rennie Collection, Vancouver

The Crown, c. 1950s, oil on canvas, 12 x 16 inches; 30.5 x 40.6 cm, 19 1/4 x 23 inches; 48.89 x 58.42 cm (framed)

The Crown, c. 1950s, oil on canvas, 12 × 16 inches; 30.5 × 40.6 cm, 19 14 × 23 inches; 48.89 × 58.42 cm (framed)

Untitled, 1954, oil on masonite, 10 x 14 inches; 25.4 x 35.6 cm, 17 x 21 inches; 43.18 x 53.34 cm (framed)

Untitled, 1954, oil on masonite, 10 × 14 inches; 25.4 × 35.6 cm, 17 × 21 inches; 43.18 × 53.34 cm (framed)

Untitled (Maypole), 1955, oil on masonite, 19 x 13 1/2 inches; 48.3 x 34.3 cm, 27 x 21 1/2 inches; 66.04 x 52.07 cm (framed)

Untitled (Maypole), 1955, oil on masonite, 19 × 13 12 inches; 48.3 × 34.3 cm, 27 × 21 12 inches; 66.04 × 52.07 cm (framed)

The Birds, 1955, oil on canvas, 20 x 24 inches; 50.8 x 61 cm, 27 x 31 inches; 68.58 x 78.74 cm (framed), © 2022 Estate of Hughie Lee-Smith / Licensed by VAGA at ARS, NY

The Birds, 1955, oil on canvas, 20 × 24 inches; 50.8 × 61 cm, 27 × 31 inches; 68.58 × 78.74 cm (framed), © 2022 Estate of Hughie Lee-Smith / Licensed by VAGA at ARS, NY

Aftermath, 1960, oil on linen canvas, 30 x 46 inches; 76.2 x 116.8 cm, 37 x 53 1/8 inches; 93.98 x 134.95 cm (framed)

Aftermath, 1960, oil on linen canvas, 30 × 46 inches; 76.2 × 116.8 cm, 37 × 53 18 inches; 93.98 × 134.95 cm (framed)

Pumping Station, 1960, oil on canvas, 20 x 24 inches; 50.8 x 61 cm, 26 5/8 x 30 3/4 inches; 67.64 x 78.11 cm (framed)

Pumping Station, 1960, oil on canvas, 20 × 24 inches; 50.8 × 61 cm, 26 58 × 30 34 inches; 67.64 × 78.11 cm (framed)

Untitled (Man in Red Shirt at the Shore), circa 1960s, oil on linen canvas, 18 x 24 inches; 45.7 x 61 cm, 25 1/4 x 31 inches; 64.14 x 78.74 cm (framed)

Untitled (Man in Red Shirt at the Shore), circa 1960s, oil on linen canvas, 18 × 24 inches; 45.7 × 61 cm, 25 14 × 31 inches; 64.14 × 78.74 cm (framed)

Untitled (Man in Boat), 1962, oil on canvas, 17 3/4 x 26 1/8 inches; 45.7 x 66.4 cm
25 x 33 1/4 inches; 63.5 x 84.45 cm (framed)

Untitled (Man in Boat), 1962, oil on canvas, 17 34 × 26 18 inches; 45.7 × 66.4 cm 25 × 33 14 inches; 63.5 × 84.45 cm (framed)

Construction Area, 1962, oil on canvas, 22 x 26 inches; 55.88 x 66.04 cm, 29 5/8 x 33 5/8 inches; 75.26 x 85.42 cm (framed)

Construction Area, 1962, oil on canvas, 22 × 26 inches; 55.88 × 66.04 cm, 29 58 × 33 58 inches; 75.26 × 85.42 cm (framed)

Landscape, 1962, oil on linen canvas, 24 x 32 inches; 61 x 81.3 cm, 31 1/8 x 39 1/8 inches; 79.07 x 99.39 cm (framed)

Landscape, 1962, oil on linen canvas, 24 × 32 inches; 61 × 81.3 cm, 31 18 × 39 18 inches; 79.07 × 99.39 cm (framed)

Untitled, c. 1962, oil on canvas, 26 x 36 inches; 66.04 x 91.44 cm, 32 1/2 x 42 3/4 inches; 82.55 x 108.58 cm (framed)

Untitled, c. 1962, oil on canvas, 26 × 36 inches; 66.04 × 91.44 cm, 32 12 × 42 34 inches; 82.55 × 108.58 cm (framed)

Self-Portrait, 1964, oil on canvas, 24 × 20 inches; 61 x 50.8 cm, 29 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches; 74.3 x 64.14 cm (framed), Collection of the National Academy of Design, New York

Self-Portrait, 1964, oil on canvas, 24 × 20 inches; 61 × 50.8 cm, 29 14 × 25 14 inches; 74.3 × 64.14 cm (framed), Collection of the National Academy of Design, New York

Two Girls, 1966, oil on canvas, 36 x 34 inches; 91.4 x 86.4 cm, 42 3/8 x 40 1/2 inches; 107.65 x 102.87 cm (framed), Courtesy of New Jersey State Museum Collection, Museum Purchase FA1986.4.1

Two Girls, 1966, oil on canvas, 36 × 34 inches; 91.4 × 86.4 cm, 42 38 × 40 12 inches; 107.65 × 102.87 cm (framed), Courtesy of New Jersey State Museum Collection, Museum Purchase FA1986.4.1

Outing, c. 1970, oil on canvas, 26 x 36 inches; 66 x 91.4 cm, 31 1/8 x 41 1/4 inches; 79.07 x 104.78 cm (framed)

Outing, c. 1970, oil on canvas, 26 × 36 inches; 66 × 91.4 cm, 31 18 × 41 14 inches; 79.07 × 104.78 cm (framed)

Man Standing on His Head, 1970, oil on canvas, 37 3/4 x 46 inches; 95.89 x 116.84 cm, 42 1/4 x 50 3/8 inches; 107.31 x 127.97 cm (framed), Courtesy of New Jersey State Museum Collection, Museum Purchase FA1986.4.2

Man Standing on His Head, 1970, oil on canvas, 37 34 × 46 inches; 95.89 × 116.84 cm, 42 14 × 50 38 inches; 107.31 × 127.97 cm (framed), Courtesy of New Jersey State Museum Collection, Museum Purchase FA1986.4.2

Untitled (Urban Landscape), 1975, oil on linen, 32 x 26 inches; 81.3 x 66 cm, 39 1/8 x 33 inches; 99.39 x 83.82 cm (framed)

Untitled (Urban Landscape), 1975, oil on linen, 32 × 26 inches; 81.3 × 66 cm, 39 18 × 33 inches; 99.39 × 83.82 cm (framed)

Untitled (Still Life With Oranges), 1975, oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches; 22.9 x 30.5 cm, 16 1/4 x 19 1/8 inches; 41.27 x 48.59 cm (framed)

Untitled (Still Life With Oranges), 1975, oil on canvas, 9 × 12 inches; 22.9 × 30.5 cm, 16 14 × 19 18 inches; 41.27 × 48.59 cm (framed)

Untitled (Still Life with Two Wine Bottles), c. 1975, oil on linen, 18 x 12 inches; 45.7 x 30.5 cm, 25 1/8 x 19 1/8 inches; 63.83 x 48.59 cm (framed)

Untitled (Still Life with Two Wine Bottles), c. 1975, oil on linen, 18 × 12 inches; 45.7 × 30.5 cm, 25 18 × 19 18 inches; 63.83 × 48.59 cm (framed)

Untitled (Still Life with Three Wine Bottles), 1975, oil on linen, 26 x 20 inches; 66 x 50.8 cm, 33 1/8 x 27 inches; 84.15 x 68.58 cm (framed)

Untitled (Still Life with Three Wine Bottles), 1975, oil on linen, 26 × 20 inches; 66 × 50.8 cm, 33 18 × 27 inches; 84.15 × 68.58 cm (framed)

Festive Vista, 1980, oil on canvas, 15 × 13 inches; 38.1 x 33 cm, 22 × 19 inches; 55.88 x 48.26 cm (framed), Collection of The Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum purchase and a gift from E. Thomas Williams
and Auldlyn Higgins Williams 1997.9.17

Festive Vista, 1980, oil on canvas, 15 × 13 inches; 38.1 × 33 cm, 22 × 19 inches; 55.88 × 48.26 cm (framed), Collection of The Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum purchase and a gift from E. Thomas Williams and Auldlyn Higgins Williams 1997.9.17

Indecision II, 1980, oil on canvas, 32 x 34 inches; 81.28 x 86.36 cm, 39 1/8 x 41 1/8 inches; 99.39 x 104.47 cm (framed)

Indecision II, 1980, oil on canvas, 32 × 34 inches; 81.28 × 86.36 cm, 39 18 × 41 18 inches; 99.39 × 104.47 cm (framed)

The Courtyard, 1984, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches; 45.7 x 61 cm, 25 1/8 x 31 inches; 63.83 x 78.74 cm (framed)

The Courtyard, 1984, oil on canvas, 18 × 24 inches; 45.7 × 61 cm, 25 18 × 31 inches; 63.83 × 78.74 cm (framed)

The Platform, 1984, oil on canvas, 22 x 32 inches; 55.9 x 81.3 cm, 29 1/8 x 39 inches; 73.99 x 99.06 cm (framed)

The Platform, 1984, oil on canvas, 22 × 32 inches; 55.9 × 81.3 cm, 29 18 × 39 inches; 73.99 × 99.06 cm (framed)

Landscape IV, 1986, oil on canvas, 24 x 34 inches; 61 x 86.4 cm, 31 x 41 inches; 78.74 x 104.14 cm (framed)

Landscape IV, 1986, oil on canvas, 24 × 34 inches; 61 × 86.4 cm, 31 × 41 inches; 78.74 × 104.14 cm (framed)

Bondage, 1987, oil on linen canvas, 24 x 18 1/8 inches; 61 x 46.1 cm, 31 1/8 x 25 inches; 79.07 x 63.5 cm (framed)

Bondage, 1987, oil on linen canvas, 24 × 18 18 inches; 61 × 46.1 cm, 31 18 × 25 inches; 79.07 × 63.5 cm (framed)

Passage, 1988, oil on canvas, 10 x 16 inches; 25.4 x 40.6 cm, 17 1/8 x 23 1/8 inches; 43.51 x 58.75 cm (framed)

Passage, 1988, oil on canvas, 10 × 16 inches; 25.4 × 40.6 cm, 17 18 × 23 18 inches; 43.51 × 58.75 cm (framed)

Curtain Call, 1989, oil on linen, 36 x 40 inches; 91.4 x 101.6 cm, 43 1/4 x 47 1/8 inches; 109.86 x 119.71 cm (framed)

Curtain Call, 1989, oil on linen, 36 × 40 inches; 91.4 × 101.6 cm, 43 14 × 47 18 inches; 109.86 × 119.71 cm (framed)

Balloons, 1992-94, oil and pencil on linen, 26 x 36 inches; 66 x 91.4 cm, 33 x 43 1/4 inches; 83.82 x 109.86 cm

Balloons, 1992-94, oil and pencil on linen, 26 × 36 inches; 66 × 91.4 cm, 33 × 43 14 inches; 83.82 × 109.86 cm

Quandary, 1997, oil on linen canvas, 50 x 46 inches; 127 x 116.8 cm, 57 x 53 1/8 inches; 144.78 x 134.95 cm (framed)

Quandary, 1997, oil on linen canvas, 50 × 46 inches; 127 × 116.8 cm, 57 × 53 18 inches; 144.78 × 134.95 cm (framed)

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