Discussion Questions: Kiki Smith’s Lilith

Kiki Smith, Lilith, 1994; collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Kiki Smith

  1. How would you describe this figure? What do you see that makes you say that?
  2. What surprises you about this work?
  3. How does the placement of this sculpture on the wall impact your interpretation of it?
  4. How might this sculpture seem different if it were on a pedestal, in a case, or on the floor?

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