Hobby Horse


Victory Hall
The Armory Show 2005
Hello Chelsea

Hobby Horse Hobby Horse Performance Props (uniform, flag, haversack, rifle, saber, blanket) [detail] Hobby Horse Performance Props (uniform, flag, haversack, rifle, saber, blanket) Hobby Horse [installation view] Security Blanket (Drums of War) Hobby Horse [installation view] Pioneer Doll (for Hobby Horse) "Armory at the Armory" "Flagging Stack-Arms" "Mustering Officer\'s Field Desk" A Dashing Officer A Soldier of the 146th New York Zouaves Volunteer Infantry Ali Baby An Officer of the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry, Duryée\'s Zouaves Artpace installation view Bundling & Furtling Pockets Camp Curtain Camp Curtain [detail] Crossed Flags Dumbell Suckers Edisto (detail) Eliza Wilson Eliza Wilson of the 5th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry and Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Femme Au Fagot Field Wall Lean-to Marie Tepe, “French Mary,” Vivandière of the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Collis\' Zouaves Mom-n-Pop Mom-n-Pop Deep Storage Unit Mom-n-Pop Deep Storage Unit Mom-n-Pop Market Tent Morning Wreath Muster Activity Muster Activity Muster Activity Muster General Portrait Muster Portrait Mustering Officer\'s Campsite Narcissist Notion Nanny Notion Nanny Project Notion Nanny [detail] Pewter Sporks Public Address, from "Dare" performance series at Foxy Productions Pure Sap (Syrup for a Lincoln Log Cabin House) Slipware Paper Plates Song Sheet (What Are You Fighting For?) Souvenir from Edisto Tradecraft Concealments Tradecraft Insignia Untitled Untitled Victory Hall We\'re Tenting Tonight Whitman\'s Sampler Series Zouave Candlelight Bulbs Edisto, A Site of Preoccupation Farby Label Farby Patchwork (Acid Wash) Farby Rag Rugs George Washington\'s Masonic Apron Mom-n-Pop Mom-n-Pop Sweet Life (Consuming Nostalgia) 618 Tradecraft Concealments 9213 Alyssum Way Ali Baby At the Sign of the Bull’s Head (Colonial Williamsburg) Hunting Rack (for hardcore farbs) Miscellaneous Studio Prototypes Still even, even still







"Allison Smith: Notion Nanny", Adrian Plant, a-n Magazine, May 2006, p. 6.

"Artspace's provocative 'History' goes beyond any textbook", Judy Birke, CTCentral.com, December 9, 2006.

"Hobby Horse show a take on war", Dan Goddard, The San Antonio Express-News, December 10, 2006.

"Allison Smith: The Muster on Governors Island", InProcess 2006, p. 5-6.

"Frederick Douglass's Things", Allison Smith, Frozen Tears 2006, ed. John Russell, 3rd Edition, London,UK.

"Notes on Trench Art", Allison Smith, Frozen Tears II 2006, ed. John Russell, London, UK.

"Blast from the past: At Mass MoCA and elsewhere, artists take on historic reenactment", Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe 2006, June 9.

"The big art exhibits of 2006", Dan Goddard, San Antonio Express-News 2006, January 8, Section J.

"Top Ten Trends in Contemporary Art: American Gothic", Edith Newhall, ARTnews 2006.

"Gloves off at Artpace", Frank Hammel, San Antonio Current 2006, December 13-19.

"At Mass MoCA, a Carnival of Lost Souls and Masquerades", Grace Glueck, The New York Times 2006, Art Review, August 4.

"B & B", Interview by Valentina Sansone, Flash Art 2006, March-April, Vol. XXXIX, No. 247.

"The Muster: A Project of The Public Art Fund by Allison Smith", Luren Jenison, KnitKnit 2006, p. 24-25.

"From California to the New York Island", Michael Ned Holte, Artforum 2006.

"Notion Nanny: Tinker, Tailor, Merchant and Maker", Sarah Carrington & Allison Smith, KnitKnit 6 2006, p. 20-23.

"Crafty Idea to Bring Back Arts", Sarah Halls, Guardian 2006.

"Scene And Herd", Domenick Ammirati, Artforum.com, May 18, 2005.

"Notion Nanny", Blueprint: Architecture, Design, Culture, October 2005, UK, N. 235.

""Log Cabin"", Holland Cotter, The New York Times Magazine, January 28, 2005.

"International New Art Invades New York", Art in America 2005.

"Art: Spectacle", Flavorpill 2005.

"The Muster, Exhibition Catalog", Public Art Fund, New York, NY 2005.

"Greater New York, Exhibition Catalog", PS1/MoMA, New York, NY 2005.

"Notion Nanny (Victorian peddling)", Flux 2005, UK, Sept/Oct, No. 50.

"The Notion Nanny Tea Party", Metro 2005, UK, Oct 14.

"Notion Nanny Tea Party", Time Out: London 2005, Oct 12-19, No. 1834.

"'You are Here' charts critical look at artistic frontier", The Big Bend Sentinel 2005, October 6, p. 8.

"Weird or Wonderful? Notion Nanny", New Start 2005, September 2, Vol. 7, No. 306, p.10.

"Public Inquiry", Alison Benjamin, The Guardian 2005.

"'The Muster' Calls Artists to Arms in Daylong Festival", Ariella Budick, Las Cruces Sun News 2005.

"Enlisting in the army of art, Govenors Island is the staging area for handicrafts and performances", Ariella Budick, Newsday 2005.

"Allison Smith, "Victory Hall"", Barbara Pollack, Time Out New York 2005.

"War and Pieces by Artists", Carol Vogel, The New York Times 2005.

"Ten-Hut", Christopher Pacetta, Daily News 2005.

"Rants & Raves", E.V. Day, NYFA Interactive 2005.

"Q & A", Interview with Alison Benjamin, The Guardian 2005, August 24.

"You are Here: Ballroom Marfa", James Bae, ARTL!ES 2005, Fall, p.108-9.

"Events", James Trainor, frieze 2005.

"The Muster", James Trainor, Frieze 2005.

"Notion Nanny: A Project by Allison Smith developed wit B+B Studio Voltaire, London", Jennifer Maddock, www.leisurecentre.org.uk 2005.

"Goings On About Town: The Muster", Karen Rosenberg, The New Yorker 2005.

"The Nanny State", LH, Crafts: Decorative and Applied Arts 2005, November/December, No. 197.

"Share Crafts with US Expert", Lucy Collins, The North-West Evening Mail 2005, UK, Aug 12, 2005.

"Art Fragments From the Big Apple", Nick Stillman, Flash Art 2005.

"Desert Island Fantasy: Lazy Day in the Park with a Tent and a Cause", Randy Kennedy, The New York Times 2005.

""Mind Over Murder"", Robert Polito, BookForum 2005.

"Notion Nanny: Tinker, Tailor, Merchant and Maker", Sarah Carrington and Allison Smith, KnitKnit 2005.

"Marfa", Silke Hohmann, Monopol 2005, Nr. 6.

"Notes on Trench Art, or The Promiscuity of Meaning that Characterizes a Heretofore Invisible Class of Objects", Allison Smith, Frozen Tears, as part of Into the Abyss: Sex and Suicide in the Landscape, Adam Putnam, ed. 2004.

"Notes on Trench Art", Allison Smith, , K8 Hardy, Emily Roysdon, Ginger Takahashi, eds, LTTR, issue #3 Practice More Failure 2004.

"Artist Multiple", Matt Keegan, ed, North Drive Press, issue #1 Summerkit Group 1 2004.

"NYC Fairs Provoke & Promise", David Ebony, Art in America, May 2003.

"Art Review", James Auer, Journal Sentinel 2003.

"Art in Review", Roberta Smith, The New York Times, October 4, 2002.

"Bellwether now: Allison Smith & Ellen Altfest", Kate Forde, The Brooklyn Rail, October 2002.

"Artist Multiple", K8 Hardy, Emily Roysdon, Ginger Takahashi, LTTR, issue #1 2002.

"Brooklyn!", Palm Beach ICA, exhibition catalog, September 1, 2001.

"The Whight Biennial", University of California, Los Angeles, exhibition catalog, October 8, 2001.

"In the Shadow of the Flag", Tippy Stern Fine Art, exhibition catalog, June 2, 2000.

"Allison Smith at Bellwether", Helen Burnham, NY Arts, May 1, 2000.