Paul Smith is a Chicago-based critic and curator. He is co-director of Cornerstore Gallery, an assistant in the Hans Ulrich Obrist Archive, and Bookstore Manager at Kavi Gupta Gallery. Smith contributes to Newcity Art and THE SEEN. His work deals with commodity cultures in art history.

The Grid & The Jester: On the Trope of the Grid

On Apology: The Uncertainty of Saying Sorry in Contemporary Art