Terrain Vague in the work of Jeffrey Smart: lessons for urban design
Professor Leon van Schaik
Terrain Vague (undesigned space) plays a vital role in the make up of great cities. Smart’s urban pictures capture the qualities of this condition, one that eludes urban designers and policy makers. What might we learn about this elusive condition from these eerily perceptive paintings?
Date: 4pm March 10th
Venue: Tarrawarra Museum of Art, 311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, Healesville
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Lecture followed by refreshments.
The exhibition Master of Stillness: Jeffrey Smart paintings 1940-2011 is a major survey show marking the long and celebrated career of the veteran painter, whose unique interpretation of the contemporary urban landscape has changed forever how we view it. The exhibition has been created in collaboration with the Samstag Museum of Art in Adelaide and features many of the artist’s most iconic works, giving viewers a great opportunity to appreciate the full scope of his oeuvre. On until April 1st 2013