MAKING MODERNISM: ILLUSTRATED TALK - GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH AND THE MODERNIST LANDSCAPE
1.30PM Sun 14 May 2017
QAG | Lecture theatre | Free
In this monthly talk series, special guests will delve deeper into the lives and work of O'Keeffe, Preston and Cossington Smith. Gain insights into these three distinct & influential modernists, and discover the great social and cultural transitions that influenced their practices.
Grace Cossington Smith and the Modernist Landscape
Dr Ann Stephen (Senior Curator, University Art Gallery and Art Collection, The University of Sydney) examines the work of Grace Cossington Smith, one of Australia's most celebrated 20th century painters and important early exponent of modernism in Australia. Gain insights into Cossington Smith's approach to modernism through her glowing and intimate landscapes depicting her home in Sydney's outer suburbs.