In conjunction with Northampton’s Arts Night Out, on September 10th, UNITE will host a gallery reception for artist Fletcher Smith from 6-9pm. We’ll have refreshments on hand. Refreshments will be served. Fletcher Smith’s work will be on display during the month of October/November.Remember the invention of the happy face symbol? Well if you do, you’re dating yourself. It first appeared in 1971 and has barely been out of fashion since. Fletcher Smith, who has borrowed from pop culture icons…See More
Fletcher Smith, who has borrowed from pop culture icons since his East Village days, has re-purposed smiley to literally make a point. Is this some punishing beach ware or a proposed symbol for the above referenced age of nice? Does the happy face perhaps have a darker side? In any case, it's nice to know you can still buy happiness, in this installation anyways, by the row.