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Jeffrey Smart retrospective /

by Capon, Edmund [author.]; Pearce, Barry [contributor.]; Quartermaine, Peter [contributor.]; Smart, Jeffrey [artist.]; Art Gallery of New South Wales [host institution.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1999Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 212 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780731389841; 0731389840; 0731389786 (pbk.).Other title: Jeffrey Smart.Subject(s): Smart, Jeffrey, 1921-2013 -- Exhibitions | Smart, Jeffrey, 1921-2013 | Smart, Jeffrey | Smart, Jeffrey, 1921-2013 -- Catalogs | Art Gallery of New South Wales -- Exhibitions | Smart, Jeffrey -- Exhibitions | Painting -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Painting, Australian -- 20th century | Painters -- South Australia | Painting, Australian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Australia | Painting, Australian -- Catalogs | Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Painting, Australian | Painters -- Australia -- 20th century | Painting -- Modern 20th century -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Painting, Australian -- Exhibitions | Exhibition catalogs
Contents:
Jeffrey Smart and Adelaide, Barry Pearce; Jeffrey Smart and Italy, Peter Quartermaine; biographical notes; the paintings; early works 1940-1950; Sydney period 1951-1963; Europe 1963-1971; Arezzo -- Posticcia Nuova 1971-1999.
Summary: The paintings of Jeffrey Smart, one of Australia's most celebrated expatriate painters, have entranced and intrigued the public for over half a century. Taking subject matter from all that would appear bleak about the modern world - highways, inhospitable cities, impersonal contemporary architecture - Smart has created a unique kind of beauty. Produced to accompany the 1999 Retrospective, it describes the artists working process with many illustrations of paintings complemented by studies and sketches. This catalogue contains essays by Edmund Capon and Barry Pearce with an infusion of Jeffrey Smart's compelling letters and quotes. This publication is destined to have a long life beyond the exhibition as an enduring art book.
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Item type Location Collection Call number Copy Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Secure book room Non-fiction IAA SMA 1999 (Browse shelf) 4 Not For Loan Donated by Skye McGregor | In offshelf reserve storage 2014-1900
Book Book Main library Non-fiction IAA SMA 1999B (Browse shelf) 5 Available Bequest of Dr Elizabeth Cant 2016-0280
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Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 27 August - 31 October 1999 ; Art Gallery of South Australia, 26 November 1999 - 6 February 2000 ; Queensland Art Gallery, 10 March - 21 May 2000 ; Museum of Modern Art at Heide, 10 June - 6 August 2000.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-201)

Jeffrey Smart and Adelaide, Barry Pearce; Jeffrey Smart and Italy, Peter Quartermaine; biographical notes; the paintings; early works 1940-1950; Sydney period 1951-1963; Europe 1963-1971; Arezzo -- Posticcia Nuova 1971-1999.

The paintings of Jeffrey Smart, one of Australia's most celebrated expatriate painters, have entranced and intrigued the public for over half a century. Taking subject matter from all that would appear bleak about the modern world - highways, inhospitable cities, impersonal contemporary architecture - Smart has created a unique kind of beauty. Produced to accompany the 1999 Retrospective, it describes the artists working process with many illustrations of paintings complemented by studies and sketches. This catalogue contains essays by Edmund Capon and Barry Pearce with an infusion of Jeffrey Smart's compelling letters and quotes. This publication is destined to have a long life beyond the exhibition as an enduring art book.

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