Daily Telegraph: Seasoned traveller who drew on his experience

Daily Telegraph: Seasoned traveller who drew on his experience

Article by Elizabeth Fortescue.

Artist Jeffrey Smart was born 100 years ago this week on July 26, 1921. The Daily Telegraph dedicated their History page to Jeffrey, who taught at the National Art School in the 1960s.

It covers his upbringing in Adelaide, his travels to Europe, living in Italy, and his answer to the question of what his paintings were about. Geometry was his chief concern, he said, “putting the right shapes in the right colours in the right places”.

Read the full article below.

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