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“I call my collection ‘The Fabric of Rhythm’ because I feel that this art is a view into the inner workings of the motions I use to make rhythms. With drumming, we hear only part of the motions that we make, and because the sticks and hands are generally traveling so fast, we don’t see all the motions being used. We hear the impact of the stick on a drumhead or cymbal, but we don’t hear the motions made in the spaces between the notes. The spaces in-between the notes are as important as the notes that we hear. With some percussion instruments like shakers or tambourines, we do hear the entire motion and it’s important that the motions are smooth and symmetrical, in order to get a grooving rhythm. To me, this means that the entire motion that you use with a drumstick is important. With the process that we used to make this art, you see both the impacts and the spaces between the notes, it’s as if we are looking into the very fabric of the rhythms.” - Steve Smith
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The Fabric of Rhythm: The Artwork of Steve Smith (Public)
Our Price: $125.00

THE FABRIC OF RHYTHM:
THE ARTWORK OF STEVE SMITH
Overview of the Book + Vinyl Set:
This hardbound book focuses on Steve's groundbreaking artwork built from rhythm. Inside the book, readers get extensive notes from Smith on the creation and meaning of the individual works of art. Also featured is an up-to-date overview of Smith's rhythmic career with never before seen photos from Steve's personal archive.
Buy it now - “Interdependence” by Steve Smith
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Buy “Interdependence” by Steve Smith.
“Interdependence” is a new art piece by Steve Smith. In total, 100 pieces exist in the edition. This is your opportunity to own this artwork BEFORE it goes on sale on the 2016 Journey tour, where it will sell out quickly. All are numbered and individually signed by Steve Smith.
  • Edition of 100
  • Measures 20" x 24"
  • All numbered and signed by Steve Smith
  • Giclee on archival paper stock
Buy it now - "Banyan" by Steve Smith
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"I have a fascination with Indian rhythms and have been studying and performing Indian rhythms since 2002. This piece brings to mind the structure and shape of the Banyan tree, the national tree of India. The Banyan tree is an epiphyte, which is a plant that grows on another plant. I relate to that concept when it comes to the way I approach Indian rhythms. My rhythmic foundation is that of a U.S. drummer and the Indian rhythms that I use grow from, and are an extension of, my own musical roots."

Measuring 18"x30" on canvas, there are a total of 20 "Banyan" pieces available. All are numbered and signed by Steve Smith and available worldwide.

• Measures 18”x 30” on canvas
• Only 20 pieces exist
• All numbered and signed by Steve Smith
• Includes Authenticity Certificate
• Ships worldwide
Buy it now - "Improvisation: Endless Variations" by Steve Smith
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"Improvisation is such an interesting phenomena. One takes a vocabulary they have developed and then use that vocabulary to express countless ideas. With my music, I embark on journeys of improvisation night after night. I feel that I can come up with endless variations of the drumming vocabulary that I have amassed over the years. To me, this piece evokes the mystery of improvisation and the endless variations of expression."

Measuring 18"x30" on canvas, there are a total of 15 "Improvisation: Endless Variations" pieces available. All are numbered and signed by Steve Smith and available worldwide.

• Measures 18”x 30” on canvas
• Only 15 pieces exist
• All numbered and signed by Steve Smith
• Includes Authenticity Certificate
• Ships worldwide
Buy it now - "The Arc of the Groove" by Steve Smith
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"Every piece of music has an arc: a beginning middle and end. Some music has no pulsating groove, yet the flow of forward motion can be felt. Other music has a strong danceable groove. Much of the music that I play has a groove but the groove can be quite elastic and impressionistic, the groove ebbs and flows. I can see that impressionistic arc of the groove in this piece."

Measuring 18"x30" on canvas, there are a total of 15 "The Arc of the Groove" pieces available. All are numbered and signed by Steve Smith and available worldwide.

• Measures 18”x 30” on canvas
• Only 15 pieces exist
• All numbered and signed by Steve Smith
• Includes Authenticity Certificate
• Ships worldwide
Buy it now-"Cymbalic Alchemy" by Steve Smith
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"The process of playing with light-sticks and creating art on canvas makes me think of alchemy: the transmutation of common metals into gold. We got some results that were completely unexpected and unexplainable, like this piece “Cymbalic Alchemy.” Upon close examination, I noticed the Zildjian logo in the lower left corner; we are looking at one of my cymbals from underneath. Zildjian does something analogous to alchemy when they take a metal ingot and turn it into a cymbal. The image of a cymbal has been transformed into something mysterious, indescribable, more like peering at a distant galaxy than looking at the bottom of a cymbal: Cymbalic Alchemy."

• Measures 30” x 40”
• Only 16 pieces exist
• Giclee on canvas
• All numbered and signed by Steve Smith
• Ships worldwide
• Authenticity Certificate is included
Buy it now - "Zen Roll" by Steve Smith
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"For me, the best way to play a smooth press roll on my snare drum is to use side-to-side, lateral, motion. This approach becomes evident in the piece "Zen Roll." I call the piece Zen Roll because of its stark simplicity."

• Measures 40” x 30”
• Only 6 pieces available
• Giclee on canvas
• All numbered and signed individually by Steve Smith
• Includes Authenticity Certificate
• Ships worldwide
Buy it now - "Condor" by Steve Smith
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"After playing a press roll, starting quietly on the snare drum, I opened up the roll using side-to-side motions with both hands. With this method of playing an open roll we achieved an interesting image that reminded me of the California Condor. This piece occurred moments after Zen Roll."

• Measures 40” x 30”
• Only 5 pieces available
• Giclee on canvas
• All numbered and signed individually by Steve Smith
• Includes Authenticity Certificate
• Ships worldwide
Buy it now - "Fire and Ice" by Steve Smith
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"You can see the divergent elements of fire and ice in this piece. You can also see that I was playing my kit with two different colored sticks without crossing from one side of the kit to the other. Because I have been using the Vic Firth Lite Sticks for years – practicing in front of a mirror in a dark room -- I had developed a concept of how to create interesting images using rhythm and motion. "

• Measures 40” x 30”
• Only 5 pieces available
• Giclee on canvas
• All numbered and signed individually by Steve Smith
• Includes Authenticity Certificate
• Ships worldwide
Buy it now-"The Bat" by Steve Smith
Our Price: $750.00

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"Discovering an image that looks so clearly like a Bat was a surprise to me. Enjoy it for the mystery that it is!"

Measures 60”x 33” on canvas
Only 4 pieces exist
All numbered and signed by Steve Smith
Includes Authenticity Certificate
Ships worldwide