Alonso G. Smith
Satiric Social Surrealist


For over fifty years, San Francisco Bay Area surrealist painter Alonso G. Smith has diligently addressed numerous social, psychological and political issues through his highly satirical style and unique color palate. His works challenge us to carefully examine what lies hidden behind the obvious in our surrounding world. Born 1917 in Palo Alto, CA, Alonso unexpectedly passed away in June, 1996.

Psychiatric Maelstrom
"Psychiatric Maelstrom" 1949, oil/panel, 25"x 30"

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ALONSO G. SMITH
A HALF CENTURY OF SOCIAL SURREALISM

A 30:00 video documentary chronicling
the life and works of Alonso Smith



Cornucopia "Cornucopia" 1970, oil/canvas, 46"x 56"


see also Irving Norman


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