Lucien Smith

Lucien Smith

Evident by his art, Lucien Smith is a master of abstraction and simplicity. Smith's work is most recognized for his process-based abstract paintings, which use both accidental and improvisational marks to produce loose all-over compositions.

His Rain Paintings, which are made with paint-filled fire extinguishers, are regarded as a classic example of what critics nicknamed "Zombie Formalism" in the early 2010s.

These artworks which depict simple rain or flooding by abstract means are also classic examples of how the sky is the limit with creativity, especially in non-realistic themes.

His skill with artistic works garnered him prompt success. In 2014, the artist earned $3.7 million from auctions. On numerous occasions, the artist has sold paintings for hundreds of thousands of dollars per piece.

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