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August 17th, 2014
Episode 5 of 1214 episodes
Australian artist Jeffrey Smart ((26 July 1921 – 20 June 2013) became internationally recognised for his modernist depictions of urban landscapes. Looming highways, apartment towers, piles of oil drums, air-conditioning ducts are some of the motifs of his paintings. Paintings which invite the viewer on a solitary journey into our everyday landscape. In 2009, during a visit to Australia from his home in Italy, Jeffrey Smart recalled a life well-lived and fondly remembered.