O'keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith Making Modernism

Making Modernism brings together for the first time the iconic art of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's most significant painters of the twentieth century, alongside modernist masterpieces by pioneering Australian artists, Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith.

Art Exhibition previously on at Heide Museum of Modern Art in Victoria, Australia.
From Wednesday 12 October 2016 to Sunday 19 February 2017

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Though they developed highly individual styles, the artists are connected by their choice of subject, experimentation with light, colour and form, and their commitment to presenting alternative ways of seeing the world. As well as creatively reinventing the still life, each developed a distinct interpretation of place, and in so doing established new means of expressing something of the culture of their respective nations in the twentieth century.

Presenting thirty works by each artist from the breadth of their careers, the exhibition considers similarities and distinctions in their art to bring new perspectives to light about modernism’s dispersal and reinvention as it developed beyond the metropolitan wellspring of Europe.

Presented in partnership with the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.